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Add 35/30 and 8/21

1st number: 1 5/30, 2nd number: 8/21

35/30 + 8/21 is 65/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 21 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    35/30 = 35 × 7/30 × 7 = 245/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 10 = 210,
    8/21 = 8 × 10/21 × 10 = 80/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/210 + 80/210 = 245 + 80/210 = 325/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 65/42
  6. In mixed form: 123/42

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