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Add 30/20 and 72/24

1st number: 1 10/20, 2nd number: 3 0/24

30/20 + 72/24 is 9/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    30/20 = 30 × 6/20 × 6 = 180/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    72/24 = 72 × 5/24 × 5 = 360/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/120 + 360/120 = 180 + 360/120 = 540/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/2
  6. In mixed form: 41/2

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