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Add 8/30 and 75/32

1st number: 8/30, 2nd number: 2 11/32

8/30 + 75/32 is 1253/480.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 32 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 16 = 480,
    8/30 = 8 × 16/30 × 16 = 128/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 15 = 480,
    75/32 = 75 × 15/32 × 15 = 1125/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/480 + 1125/480 = 128 + 1125/480 = 1253/480
  5. In mixed form: 2293/480

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