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Add 30/2 and 21/24

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 21/24

30/2 + 21/24 is 127/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    30/2 = 30 × 12/2 × 12 = 360/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    21/24 = 21 × 1/24 × 1 = 21/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/24 + 21/24 = 360 + 21/24 = 381/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 127/8
  6. In mixed form: 157/8

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