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Add 24/30 and 24/6

1st number: 24/30, 2nd number: 4 0/6

24/30 + 24/6 is 24/5.

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,
    24/6 = 24 × 5/6 × 5 = 120/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/30 + 120/30 = 24 + 120/30 = 144/30
  5. 144/30 simplified gives 24/5
  6. So, 24/30 + 24/6 = 24/5
    In mixed form: 44/5

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