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Add 1/8 and 14/30

1/8 + 14/30 is 71/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    1/8 = 1 × 15/8 × 15 = 15/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    14/30 = 14 × 4/30 × 4 = 56/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/120 + 56/120 = 15 + 56/120 = 71/120

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