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Add 30/8 and 50/3

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 16 2/3

30/8 + 50/3 is 245/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 3 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    30/8 = 30 × 3/8 × 3 = 90/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    50/3 = 50 × 8/3 × 8 = 400/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/24 + 400/24 = 90 + 400/24 = 490/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 245/12
  6. In mixed form: 205/12

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