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Add 45/72 and 24/30

45/72 + 24/30 is 57/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 30 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    45/72 = 45 × 5/72 × 5 = 225/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,
    24/30 = 24 × 12/30 × 12 = 288/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/360 + 288/360 = 225 + 288/360 = 513/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/40
  6. In mixed form: 117/40

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