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Add 24/30 and 16/6

1st number: 24/30, 2nd number: 2 4/6

24/30 + 16/6 is 52/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    24/30 = 24 × 1/30 × 1 = 24/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    16/6 = 16 × 5/6 × 5 = 80/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/30 + 80/30 = 24 + 80/30 = 104/30
  5. 104/30 simplified gives 52/15
  6. So, 24/30 + 16/6 = 52/15
    In mixed form: 37/15

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