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Add 12/24 and 24/20

1st number: 12/24, 2nd number: 1 4/20

12/24 + 24/20 is 17/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    12/24 = 12 × 5/24 × 5 = 60/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    24/20 = 24 × 6/20 × 6 = 144/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/120 + 144/120 = 60 + 144/120 = 204/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/10
  6. In mixed form: 17/10

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