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Add 70/30 and 45/8

1st number: 2 10/30, 2nd number: 5 5/8

70/30 + 45/8 is 191/24.

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,
    70/30 = 70 × 4/30 × 4 = 280/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    45/8 = 45 × 15/8 × 15 = 675/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/120 + 675/120 = 280 + 675/120 = 955/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 191/24
  6. In mixed form: 723/24

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