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Add 30/12 and 81/24

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 3 9/24

30/12 + 81/24 is 47/8.

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,
    81/24 = 81 × 1/24 × 1 = 81/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/24 + 81/24 = 60 + 81/24 = 141/24
  5. 141/24 simplified gives 47/8
  6. So, 30/12 + 81/24 = 47/8
    In mixed form: 57/8

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