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Add 30/60 and 72/8

1st number: 30/60, 2nd number: 9 0/8

30/60 + 72/8 is 19/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    30/60 = 30 × 2/60 × 2 = 60/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    72/8 = 72 × 15/8 × 15 = 1080/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/120 + 1080/120 = 60 + 1080/120 = 1140/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/2
  6. In mixed form: 91/2

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