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Add 40/8 and 30/90

1st number: 5 0/8, 2nd number: 30/90

40/8 + 30/90 is 16/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    40/8 = 40 × 45/8 × 45 = 1800/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    30/90 = 30 × 4/90 × 4 = 120/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1800/360 + 120/360 = 1800 + 120/360 = 1920/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/3
  6. In mixed form: 51/3

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