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Add 8/12 and 30/18

1st number: 8/12, 2nd number: 1 12/18

8/12 + 30/18 is 7/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    8/12 = 8 × 3/12 × 3 = 24/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    30/18 = 30 × 2/18 × 2 = 60/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/36 + 60/36 = 24 + 60/36 = 84/36
  5. 84/36 simplified gives 7/3
  6. So, 8/12 + 30/18 = 7/3
    In mixed form: 21/3

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