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Add 28/24 and 9/30

1st number: 1 4/24, 2nd number: 9/30

28/24 + 9/30 is 22/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    28/24 = 28 × 5/24 × 5 = 140/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    9/30 = 9 × 4/30 × 4 = 36/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/120 + 36/120 = 140 + 36/120 = 176/120
  5. 176/120 simplified gives 22/15
  6. So, 28/24 + 9/30 = 22/15
    In mixed form: 17/15

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