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Add 14/8 and 9/30

1st number: 1 6/8, 2nd number: 9/30

14/8 + 9/30 is 41/20.

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,
    14/8 = 14 × 15/8 × 15 = 210/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    9/30 = 9 × 4/30 × 4 = 36/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/120 + 36/120 = 210 + 36/120 = 246/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/20
  6. In mixed form: 21/20

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