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Add 12/24 and 25/9

1st number: 12/24, 2nd number: 2 7/9

12/24 + 25/9 is 59/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    12/24 = 12 × 3/24 × 3 = 36/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    25/9 = 25 × 8/9 × 8 = 200/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/72 + 200/72 = 36 + 200/72 = 236/72
  5. 236/72 simplified gives 59/18
  6. So, 12/24 + 25/9 = 59/18
    In mixed form: 35/18

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