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Add 8/30 and 9/48

8/30 + 9/48 is 109/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    8/30 = 8 × 8/30 × 8 = 64/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    9/48 = 9 × 5/48 × 5 = 45/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/240 + 45/240 = 64 + 45/240 = 109/240

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