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Add 30/4 and 25/8

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 3 1/8

30/4 + 25/8 is 85/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 2 = 8,
    30/4 = 30 × 2/4 × 2 = 60/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    25/8 = 25 × 1/8 × 1 = 25/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/8 + 25/8 = 60 + 25/8 = 85/8
  5. So, 30/4 + 25/8 = 85/8
    In mixed form: 105/8

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