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Add 7/8 and 18/30

7/8 + 18/30 is 59/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    7/8 = 7 × 15/8 × 15 = 105/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    18/30 = 18 × 4/30 × 4 = 72/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/120 + 72/120 = 105 + 72/120 = 177/120
  5. 177/120 simplified gives 59/40
  6. So, 7/8 + 18/30 = 59/40
    In mixed form: 119/40

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