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Add 2/8 and 14/30

2/8 + 14/30 is 43/60.

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,
    2/8 = 2 × 15/8 × 15 = 30/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    14/30 = 14 × 4/30 × 4 = 56/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/120 + 56/120 = 30 + 56/120 = 86/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/60

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