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Add 1/8 and 84/30

1st number: 1/8, 2nd number: 2 24/30

1/8 + 84/30 is 117/40.

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,
    84/30 = 84 × 4/30 × 4 = 336/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/120 + 336/120 = 15 + 336/120 = 351/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 117/40
  6. In mixed form: 237/40

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