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Add 2/14 and 9/24

2/14 + 9/24 is 29/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 12 = 168,
    2/14 = 2 × 12/14 × 12 = 24/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    9/24 = 9 × 7/24 × 7 = 63/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/168 + 63/168 = 24 + 63/168 = 87/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/56

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