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Add 12/30 and 24/49

12/30 + 24/49 is 218/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 49 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    12/30 = 12 × 49/30 × 49 = 588/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 30 = 1470,
    24/49 = 24 × 30/49 × 30 = 720/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/1470 + 720/1470 = 588 + 720/1470 = 1308/1470
  5. 1308/1470 simplified gives 218/245
  6. So, 12/30 + 24/49 = 218/245

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