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Add 1/8 and 90/30

1st number: 1/8, 2nd number: 3 0/30

1/8 + 90/30 is 25/8.

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,
    90/30 = 90 × 4/30 × 4 = 360/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/120 + 360/120 = 15 + 360/120 = 375/120
  5. 375/120 simplified gives 25/8
  6. So, 1/8 + 90/30 = 25/8
    In mixed form: 31/8

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