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Add 36/30 and 20/24

1st number: 1 6/30, 2nd number: 20/24

36/30 + 20/24 is 61/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    36/30 = 36 × 4/30 × 4 = 144/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    20/24 = 20 × 5/24 × 5 = 100/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/120 + 100/120 = 144 + 100/120 = 244/120
  5. 244/120 simplified gives 61/30
  6. So, 36/30 + 20/24 = 61/30
    In mixed form: 21/30

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