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Add 1/24 and 20/45

1/24 + 20/45 is 35/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    1/24 = 1 × 15/24 × 15 = 15/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    20/45 = 20 × 8/45 × 8 = 160/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/360 + 160/360 = 15 + 160/360 = 175/360
  5. 175/360 simplified gives 35/72
  6. So, 1/24 + 20/45 = 35/72

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