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Add 75/30 and 45/8

1st number: 2 15/30, 2nd number: 5 5/8

75/30 + 45/8 is 65/8.

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,
    45/8 = 45 × 15/8 × 15 = 675/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/120 + 675/120 = 300 + 675/120 = 975/120
  5. 975/120 simplified gives 65/8
  6. So, 75/30 + 45/8 = 65/8
    In mixed form: 81/8

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