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Add 30/12 and 27/24

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 1 3/24

30/12 + 27/24 is 29/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    30/12 = 30 × 2/12 × 2 = 60/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    27/24 = 27 × 1/24 × 1 = 27/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/24 + 27/24 = 60 + 27/24 = 87/24
  5. 87/24 simplified gives 29/8
  6. So, 30/12 + 27/24 = 29/8
    In mixed form: 35/8

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