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Add 10/7 and 12/24

1st number: 1 3/7, 2nd number: 12/24

10/7 + 12/24 is 27/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    10/7 = 10 × 24/7 × 24 = 240/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    12/24 = 12 × 7/24 × 7 = 84/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/168 + 84/168 = 240 + 84/168 = 324/168
  5. 324/168 simplified gives 27/14
  6. So, 10/7 + 12/24 = 27/14
    In mixed form: 113/14

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