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Add 3/30 and 9/8

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

3/30 + 9/8 is 49/40.

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,
    9/8 = 9 × 15/8 × 15 = 135/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/120 + 135/120 = 12 + 135/120 = 147/120
  5. 147/120 simplified gives 49/40
  6. So, 3/30 + 9/8 = 49/40
    In mixed form: 19/40

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