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Add 25/8 and 30/14

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 2 2/14

25/8 + 30/14 is 295/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    25/8 = 25 × 7/8 × 7 = 175/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 4 = 56,
    30/14 = 30 × 4/14 × 4 = 120/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/56 + 120/56 = 175 + 120/56 = 295/56
  5. So, 25/8 + 30/14 = 295/56
    In mixed form: 515/56

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