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Add 18/30 and 70/8

1st number: 18/30, 2nd number: 8 6/8

18/30 + 70/8 is 187/20.

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,
    70/8 = 70 × 15/8 × 15 = 1050/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/120 + 1050/120 = 72 + 1050/120 = 1122/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/20
  6. In mixed form: 97/20

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