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Add 30/8 and 81/24

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 3 9/24

30/8 + 81/24 is 57/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    30/8 = 30 × 3/8 × 3 = 90/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    81/24 = 81 × 1/24 × 1 = 81/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/24 + 81/24 = 90 + 81/24 = 171/24
  5. 171/24 simplified gives 57/8
  6. So, 30/8 + 81/24 = 57/8
    In mixed form: 71/8

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