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Add 24/4 and 30/21

1st number: 6 0/4, 2nd number: 1 9/21

24/4 + 30/21 is 52/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 21 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    24/4 = 24 × 21/4 × 21 = 504/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    30/21 = 30 × 4/21 × 4 = 120/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/84 + 120/84 = 504 + 120/84 = 624/84
  5. 624/84 simplified gives 52/7
  6. So, 24/4 + 30/21 = 52/7
    In mixed form: 73/7

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