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Add 16/8 and 14/30

1st number: 2 0/8, 2nd number: 14/30

16/8 + 14/30 is 37/15.

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,
    16/8 = 16 × 15/8 × 15 = 240/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    14/30 = 14 × 4/30 × 4 = 56/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/120 + 56/120 = 240 + 56/120 = 296/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/15
  6. In mixed form: 27/15

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