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Add 30/9 and 35/8

1st number: 3 3/9, 2nd number: 4 3/8

30/9 + 35/8 is 185/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    30/9 = 30 × 8/9 × 8 = 240/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    35/8 = 35 × 9/8 × 9 = 315/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/72 + 315/72 = 240 + 315/72 = 555/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 185/24
  6. In mixed form: 717/24

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