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Add 9/30 and 5/8

9/30 + 5/8 is 37/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    9/30 = 9 × 4/30 × 4 = 36/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    5/8 = 5 × 15/8 × 15 = 75/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/120 + 75/120 = 36 + 75/120 = 111/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/40

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