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Add 18/24 and 30/16

1st number: 18/24, 2nd number: 1 14/16

18/24 + 30/16 is 21/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    18/24 = 18 × 2/24 × 2 = 36/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    30/16 = 30 × 3/16 × 3 = 90/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/48 + 90/48 = 36 + 90/48 = 126/48
  5. 126/48 simplified gives 21/8
  6. So, 18/24 + 30/16 = 21/8
    In mixed form: 25/8

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