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Add 2/5 and 8/30

2/5 + 8/30 is 2/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    2/5 = 2 × 6/5 × 6 = 12/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    8/30 = 8 × 1/30 × 1 = 8/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/30 + 8/30 = 12 + 8/30 = 20/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/3

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