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Add 24/30 and 9/24

24/30 + 9/24 is 47/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    24/30 = 24 × 4/30 × 4 = 96/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/120 + 45/120 = 96 + 45/120 = 141/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/40
  6. In mixed form: 17/40

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