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Add 24/30 and 20/18

1st number: 24/30, 2nd number: 1 2/18

24/30 + 20/18 is 86/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    24/30 = 24 × 3/30 × 3 = 72/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    20/18 = 20 × 5/18 × 5 = 100/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/90 + 100/90 = 72 + 100/90 = 172/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 86/45
  6. In mixed form: 141/45

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