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Add 32/5 and 30/8

1st number: 6 2/5, 2nd number: 3 6/8

32/5 + 30/8 is 203/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    32/5 = 32 × 8/5 × 8 = 256/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    30/8 = 30 × 5/8 × 5 = 150/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    256/40 + 150/40 = 256 + 150/40 = 406/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 203/20
  6. In mixed form: 103/20

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