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Add 30/24 and 30/42

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 30/42

30/24 + 30/42 is 55/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 42 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    30/24 = 30 × 7/24 × 7 = 210/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    30/42 = 30 × 4/42 × 4 = 120/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/168 + 120/168 = 210 + 120/168 = 330/168
  5. 330/168 simplified gives 55/28
  6. So, 30/24 + 30/42 = 55/28
    In mixed form: 127/28

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