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Add 16/24 and 28/36

16/24 + 28/36 is 13/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 36 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    16/24 = 16 × 3/24 × 3 = 48/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    28/36 = 28 × 2/36 × 2 = 56/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/72 + 56/72 = 48 + 56/72 = 104/72
  5. 104/72 simplified gives 13/9
  6. So, 16/24 + 28/36 = 13/9
    In mixed form: 14/9

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