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Add 30/4 and 3/8

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

30/4 + 3/8 is 63/8.

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,
    3/8 = 3 × 1/8 × 1 = 3/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/8 + 3/8 = 60 + 3/8 = 63/8
  5. In mixed form: 77/8

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