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Add 14/6 and 30/24

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

14/6 + 30/24 is 43/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    14/6 = 14 × 4/6 × 4 = 56/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    30/24 = 30 × 1/24 × 1 = 30/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/24 + 30/24 = 56 + 30/24 = 86/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/12
  6. In mixed form: 37/12

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