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Add 1/3 and 30/96

1/3 + 30/96 is 31/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 96 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 32 = 96,
    1/3 = 1 × 32/3 × 32 = 32/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    30/96 = 30 × 1/96 × 1 = 30/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/96 + 30/96 = 32 + 30/96 = 62/96
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/48

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