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Add 42/24 and 80/30

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 2 20/30

42/24 + 80/30 is 53/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    42/24 = 42 × 5/24 × 5 = 210/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    80/30 = 80 × 4/30 × 4 = 320/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/120 + 320/120 = 210 + 320/120 = 530/120
  5. 530/120 simplified gives 53/12
  6. So, 42/24 + 80/30 = 53/12
    In mixed form: 45/12

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