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Add 25/8 and 30/84

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 30/84

25/8 + 30/84 is 195/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 84 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    25/8 = 25 × 21/8 × 21 = 525/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 2 = 168,
    30/84 = 30 × 2/84 × 2 = 60/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    525/168 + 60/168 = 525 + 60/168 = 585/168
  5. 585/168 simplified gives 195/56
  6. So, 25/8 + 30/84 = 195/56
    In mixed form: 327/56

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