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Add 75/30 and 9/24

1st number: 2 15/30, 2nd number: 9/24

75/30 + 9/24 is 23/8.

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,
    75/30 = 75 × 4/30 × 4 = 300/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/120 + 45/120 = 300 + 45/120 = 345/120
  5. 345/120 simplified gives 23/8
  6. So, 75/30 + 9/24 = 23/8
    In mixed form: 27/8

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