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Add 30/6 and 24/40

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 24/40

30/6 + 24/40 is 28/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    30/6 = 30 × 20/6 × 20 = 600/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    24/40 = 24 × 3/40 × 3 = 72/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/120 + 72/120 = 600 + 72/120 = 672/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/5
  6. In mixed form: 53/5

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