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Add 30/8 and 25/9

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 2 7/9

30/8 + 25/9 is 235/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    30/8 = 30 × 9/8 × 9 = 270/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    25/9 = 25 × 8/9 × 8 = 200/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/72 + 200/72 = 270 + 200/72 = 470/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 235/36
  6. In mixed form: 619/36

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