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Add 3/30 and 27/8

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

3/30 + 27/8 is 139/40.

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,
    3/30 = 3 × 4/30 × 4 = 12/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    27/8 = 27 × 15/8 × 15 = 405/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/120 + 405/120 = 12 + 405/120 = 417/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 139/40
  6. In mixed form: 319/40

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