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Add 8/16 and 1/30

8/16 + 1/30 is 8/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 30 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    8/16 = 8 × 15/16 × 15 = 120/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    1/30 = 1 × 8/30 × 8 = 8/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/240 + 8/240 = 120 + 8/240 = 128/240
  5. 128/240 simplified gives 8/15
  6. So, 8/16 + 1/30 = 8/15

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