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Add 24/30 and 8/42

24/30 + 8/42 is 104/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    24/30 = 24 × 7/30 × 7 = 168/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    8/42 = 8 × 5/42 × 5 = 40/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/210 + 40/210 = 168 + 40/210 = 208/210
  5. 208/210 simplified gives 104/105
  6. So, 24/30 + 8/42 = 104/105

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