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Add 8/30 and 12/9

1st number: 8/30, 2nd number: 1 3/9

8/30 + 12/9 is 8/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    8/30 = 8 × 3/30 × 3 = 24/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    12/9 = 12 × 10/9 × 10 = 120/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/90 + 120/90 = 24 + 120/90 = 144/90
  5. 144/90 simplified gives 8/5
  6. So, 8/30 + 12/9 = 8/5
    In mixed form: 13/5

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