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Add 5/30 and 30/4

1st number: 5/30, 2nd number: 7 2/4

5/30 + 30/4 is 23/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    5/30 = 5 × 2/30 × 2 = 10/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    30/4 = 30 × 15/4 × 15 = 450/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/60 + 450/60 = 10 + 450/60 = 460/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/3
  6. In mixed form: 72/3

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