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Add 30/8 and 40/75

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 40/75

30/8 + 40/75 is 257/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    30/8 = 30 × 75/8 × 75 = 2250/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    40/75 = 40 × 8/75 × 8 = 320/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2250/600 + 320/600 = 2250 + 320/600 = 2570/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 257/60
  6. In mixed form: 417/60

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