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Add 30/21 and 24/8

1st number: 1 9/21, 2nd number: 3 0/8

30/21 + 24/8 is 31/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    30/21 = 30 × 8/21 × 8 = 240/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    24/8 = 24 × 21/8 × 21 = 504/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/168 + 504/168 = 240 + 504/168 = 744/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/7
  6. In mixed form: 43/7

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