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Add 30/24 and 49/45

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 1 4/45

30/24 + 49/45 is 421/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    30/24 = 30 × 15/24 × 15 = 450/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    49/45 = 49 × 8/45 × 8 = 392/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/360 + 392/360 = 450 + 392/360 = 842/360
  5. 842/360 simplified gives 421/180
  6. So, 30/24 + 49/45 = 421/180
    In mixed form: 261/180

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