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Add 18/30 and 35/8

1st number: 18/30, 2nd number: 4 3/8

18/30 + 35/8 is 199/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    18/30 = 18 × 4/30 × 4 = 72/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    35/8 = 35 × 15/8 × 15 = 525/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/120 + 525/120 = 72 + 525/120 = 597/120
  5. 597/120 simplified gives 199/40
  6. So, 18/30 + 35/8 = 199/40
    In mixed form: 439/40

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