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Add 10/2 and 24/4

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 6 0/4

10/2 + 24/4 is 11/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    10/2 = 10 × 2/2 × 2 = 20/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    24/4 = 24 × 1/4 × 1 = 24/4
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/4 + 24/4 = 20 + 24/4 = 44/4
  5. 44/4 simplified gives 11/1
  6. So, 10/2 + 24/4 = 11/1

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