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Add 6/30 and 15/8

1st number: 6/30, 2nd number: 1 7/8

6/30 + 15/8 is 83/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    6/30 = 6 × 4/30 × 4 = 24/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    15/8 = 15 × 15/8 × 15 = 225/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/120 + 225/120 = 24 + 225/120 = 249/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/40
  6. In mixed form: 23/40

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