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Add 60/24 and 42/30

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

60/24 + 42/30 is 39/10.

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,
    60/24 = 60 × 5/24 × 5 = 300/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    42/30 = 42 × 4/30 × 4 = 168/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/120 + 168/120 = 300 + 168/120 = 468/120
  5. 468/120 simplified gives 39/10
  6. So, 60/24 + 42/30 = 39/10
    In mixed form: 39/10

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