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Add 30/40 and 8/75

30/40 + 8/75 is 257/300.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,
    30/40 = 30 × 15/40 × 15 = 450/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    8/75 = 8 × 8/75 × 8 = 64/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/600 + 64/600 = 450 + 64/600 = 514/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 257/300

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