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Add 8/30 and 2/5

8/30 + 2/5 is 2/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    8/30 = 8 × 1/30 × 1 = 8/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    2/5 = 2 × 6/5 × 6 = 12/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/30 + 12/30 = 8 + 12/30 = 20/30
  5. 20/30 simplified gives 2/3
  6. So, 8/30 + 2/5 = 2/3

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