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Add 30/25 and 60/7

1st number: 1 5/25, 2nd number: 8 4/7

30/25 + 60/7 is 342/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 7 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    30/25 = 30 × 7/25 × 7 = 210/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 25 = 175,
    60/7 = 60 × 25/7 × 25 = 1500/175
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/175 + 1500/175 = 210 + 1500/175 = 1710/175
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 342/35
  6. In mixed form: 927/35

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