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Add 1/30 and 54/24

1st number: 1/30, 2nd number: 2 6/24

1/30 + 54/24 is 137/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    1/30 = 1 × 4/30 × 4 = 4/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    54/24 = 54 × 5/24 × 5 = 270/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/120 + 270/120 = 4 + 270/120 = 274/120
  5. 274/120 simplified gives 137/60
  6. So, 1/30 + 54/24 = 137/60
    In mixed form: 217/60

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