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Add 24/14 and 84/30

1st number: 1 10/14, 2nd number: 2 24/30

24/14 + 84/30 is 158/35.

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,
    24/14 = 24 × 15/14 × 15 = 360/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    84/30 = 84 × 7/30 × 7 = 588/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/210 + 588/210 = 360 + 588/210 = 948/210
  5. 948/210 simplified gives 158/35
  6. So, 24/14 + 84/30 = 158/35
    In mixed form: 418/35

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