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Add 30/45 and 27/8

1st number: 30/45, 2nd number: 3 3/8

30/45 + 27/8 is 97/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 8 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    30/45 = 30 × 8/45 × 8 = 240/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    27/8 = 27 × 45/8 × 45 = 1215/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/360 + 1215/360 = 240 + 1215/360 = 1455/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/24
  6. In mixed form: 41/24

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