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Add 5/24 and 12/30

5/24 + 12/30 is 73/120.

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,
    5/24 = 5 × 5/24 × 5 = 25/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    12/30 = 12 × 4/30 × 4 = 48/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/120 + 48/120 = 25 + 48/120 = 73/120
  5. So, 5/24 + 12/30 = 73/120

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