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Add 5/30 and 36/24

1st number: 5/30, 2nd number: 1 12/24

5/30 + 36/24 is 5/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    5/30 = 5 × 4/30 × 4 = 20/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    36/24 = 36 × 5/24 × 5 = 180/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/120 + 180/120 = 20 + 180/120 = 200/120
  5. 200/120 simplified gives 5/3
  6. So, 5/30 + 36/24 = 5/3
    In mixed form: 12/3

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