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Add 30/8 and 27/48

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 27/48

30/8 + 27/48 is 69/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 6 = 48,
    30/8 = 30 × 6/8 × 6 = 180/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    27/48 = 27 × 1/48 × 1 = 27/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/48 + 27/48 = 180 + 27/48 = 207/48
  5. 207/48 simplified gives 69/16
  6. So, 30/8 + 27/48 = 69/16
    In mixed form: 45/16

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