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Add 24/30 and 56/12

1st number: 24/30, 2nd number: 4 8/12

24/30 + 56/12 is 82/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    24/30 = 24 × 2/30 × 2 = 48/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    56/12 = 56 × 5/12 × 5 = 280/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/60 + 280/60 = 48 + 280/60 = 328/60
  5. 328/60 simplified gives 82/15
  6. So, 24/30 + 56/12 = 82/15
    In mixed form: 57/15

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