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Add 40/9 and 8/30

1st number: 4 4/9, 2nd number: 8/30

40/9 + 8/30 is 212/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    40/9 = 40 × 10/9 × 10 = 400/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    8/30 = 8 × 3/30 × 3 = 24/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/90 + 24/90 = 400 + 24/90 = 424/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 212/45
  6. In mixed form: 432/45

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