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Add 15/14 and 24/30

1st number: 1 1/14, 2nd number: 24/30

15/14 + 24/30 is 131/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    15/14 = 15 × 15/14 × 15 = 225/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    24/30 = 24 × 7/30 × 7 = 168/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/210 + 168/210 = 225 + 168/210 = 393/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 131/70
  6. In mixed form: 161/70

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