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Add 45/16 and 30/24

1st number: 2 13/16, 2nd number: 1 6/24

45/16 + 30/24 is 65/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 24 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    45/16 = 45 × 3/16 × 3 = 135/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    30/24 = 30 × 2/24 × 2 = 60/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/48 + 60/48 = 135 + 60/48 = 195/48
  5. 195/48 simplified gives 65/16
  6. So, 45/16 + 30/24 = 65/16
    In mixed form: 41/16

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