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Add 75/30 and 18/8

1st number: 2 15/30, 2nd number: 2 2/8

75/30 + 18/8 is 19/4.

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,
    75/30 = 75 × 4/30 × 4 = 300/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    18/8 = 18 × 15/8 × 15 = 270/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/120 + 270/120 = 300 + 270/120 = 570/120
  5. 570/120 simplified gives 19/4
  6. So, 75/30 + 18/8 = 19/4
    In mixed form: 43/4

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