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Add 24/45 and 16/30

24/45 + 16/30 is 16/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 30 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    24/45 = 24 × 2/45 × 2 = 48/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    16/30 = 16 × 3/30 × 3 = 48/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/90 + 48/90 = 48 + 48/90 = 96/90
  5. 96/90 simplified gives 16/15
  6. So, 24/45 + 16/30 = 16/15
    In mixed form: 11/15

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