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Add 10/7 and 4/24

1st number: 1 3/7, 2nd number: 4/24

10/7 + 4/24 is 67/42.

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,
    4/24 = 4 × 7/24 × 7 = 28/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/168 + 28/168 = 240 + 28/168 = 268/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/42
  6. In mixed form: 125/42

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