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Add 30/24 and 40/9

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 4 4/9

30/24 + 40/9 is 205/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    30/24 = 30 × 3/24 × 3 = 90/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    40/9 = 40 × 8/9 × 8 = 320/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/72 + 320/72 = 90 + 320/72 = 410/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 205/36
  6. In mixed form: 525/36

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