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Add 12/8 and 9/30

1st number: 1 4/8, 2nd number: 9/30

12/8 + 9/30 is 9/5.

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,
    12/8 = 12 × 15/8 × 15 = 180/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    9/30 = 9 × 4/30 × 4 = 36/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/120 + 36/120 = 180 + 36/120 = 216/120
  5. 216/120 simplified gives 9/5
  6. So, 12/8 + 9/30 = 9/5
    In mixed form: 14/5

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