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Add 75/30 and 9/32

1st number: 2 15/30, 2nd number: 9/32

75/30 + 9/32 is 89/32.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 32 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 16 = 480,
    75/30 = 75 × 16/30 × 16 = 1200/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 15 = 480,
    9/32 = 9 × 15/32 × 15 = 135/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1200/480 + 135/480 = 1200 + 135/480 = 1335/480
  5. 1335/480 simplified gives 89/32
  6. So, 75/30 + 9/32 = 89/32
    In mixed form: 225/32

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