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Add 24/5 and 4/30

1st number: 4 4/5, 2nd number: 4/30

24/5 + 4/30 is 74/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    24/5 = 24 × 6/5 × 6 = 144/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    4/30 = 4 × 1/30 × 1 = 4/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/30 + 4/30 = 144 + 4/30 = 148/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 74/15
  6. In mixed form: 414/15

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