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Add 4/30 and 21/48

4/30 + 21/48 is 137/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    4/30 = 4 × 8/30 × 8 = 32/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    21/48 = 21 × 5/48 × 5 = 105/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/240 + 105/240 = 32 + 105/240 = 137/240

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