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Add 5/7 and 8/30

5/7 + 8/30 is 103/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 30 = 210,
    5/7 = 5 × 30/7 × 30 = 150/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    8/30 = 8 × 7/30 × 7 = 56/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/210 + 56/210 = 150 + 56/210 = 206/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 103/105

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