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Add 30/10 and 3/8

1st number: 3 0/10, 2nd number: 3/8

30/10 + 3/8 is 27/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    30/10 = 30 × 4/10 × 4 = 120/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    3/8 = 3 × 5/8 × 5 = 15/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/40 + 15/40 = 120 + 15/40 = 135/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/8
  6. In mixed form: 33/8

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