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Add 3/8 and 40/30

1st number: 3/8, 2nd number: 1 10/30

3/8 + 40/30 is 41/24.

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,
    3/8 = 3 × 15/8 × 15 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    40/30 = 40 × 4/30 × 4 = 160/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/120 + 160/120 = 45 + 160/120 = 205/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/24
  6. In mixed form: 117/24

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