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Add 28/30 and 54/24

1st number: 28/30, 2nd number: 2 6/24

28/30 + 54/24 is 191/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    28/30 = 28 × 4/30 × 4 = 112/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    54/24 = 54 × 5/24 × 5 = 270/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/120 + 270/120 = 112 + 270/120 = 382/120
  5. 382/120 simplified gives 191/60
  6. So, 28/30 + 54/24 = 191/60
    In mixed form: 311/60

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