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Add 5/20 and 24/30

5/20 + 24/30 is 21/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    5/20 = 5 × 3/20 × 3 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    24/30 = 24 × 2/30 × 2 = 48/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/60 + 48/60 = 15 + 48/60 = 63/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/20
  6. In mixed form: 11/20

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