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Add 54/30 and 4/9

1st number: 1 24/30, 2nd number: 4/9

54/30 + 4/9 is 101/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    54/30 = 54 × 3/30 × 3 = 162/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    4/9 = 4 × 10/9 × 10 = 40/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/90 + 40/90 = 162 + 40/90 = 202/90
  5. 202/90 simplified gives 101/45
  6. So, 54/30 + 4/9 = 101/45
    In mixed form: 211/45

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