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Add 12/5 and 24/50

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 24/50

12/5 + 24/50 is 72/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 50 is 50
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 10 = 50,
    12/5 = 12 × 10/5 × 10 = 120/50
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 1 = 50,
    24/50 = 24 × 1/50 × 1 = 24/50
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/50 + 24/50 = 120 + 24/50 = 144/50
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 72/25
  6. In mixed form: 222/25

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