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Add 98/30 and 12/90

1st number: 3 8/30, 2nd number: 12/90

98/30 + 12/90 is 17/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 90 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    98/30 = 98 × 3/30 × 3 = 294/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    12/90 = 12 × 1/90 × 1 = 12/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    294/90 + 12/90 = 294 + 12/90 = 306/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/5
  6. In mixed form: 32/5

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