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Add 14/12 and 9/24

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

14/12 + 9/24 is 37/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    14/12 = 14 × 2/12 × 2 = 28/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    9/24 = 9 × 1/24 × 1 = 9/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    28/24 + 9/24 = 28 + 9/24 = 37/24
  5. In mixed form: 113/24

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