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Add 30/12 and 54/8

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 6 6/8

30/12 + 54/8 is 37/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    30/12 = 30 × 2/12 × 2 = 60/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    54/8 = 54 × 3/8 × 3 = 162/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/24 + 162/24 = 60 + 162/24 = 222/24
  5. 222/24 simplified gives 37/4
  6. So, 30/12 + 54/8 = 37/4
    In mixed form: 91/4

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