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Add 24/7 and 84/30

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 2 24/30

24/7 + 84/30 is 218/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 30 = 210,
    24/7 = 24 × 30/7 × 30 = 720/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    84/30 = 84 × 7/30 × 7 = 588/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/210 + 588/210 = 720 + 588/210 = 1308/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 218/35
  6. In mixed form: 68/35

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