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Add 12/5 and 4/24

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 4/24

12/5 + 4/24 is 77/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    12/5 = 12 × 24/5 × 24 = 288/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    4/24 = 4 × 5/24 × 5 = 20/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/120 + 20/120 = 288 + 20/120 = 308/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/30
  6. In mixed form: 217/30

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