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Add 30/75 and 10/8

1st number: 30/75, 2nd number: 1 2/8

30/75 + 10/8 is 33/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 8 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    30/75 = 30 × 8/75 × 8 = 240/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    10/8 = 10 × 75/8 × 75 = 750/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/600 + 750/600 = 240 + 750/600 = 990/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/20
  6. In mixed form: 113/20

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