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Add 2/24 and 21/40

2/24 + 21/40 is 73/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    2/24 = 2 × 5/24 × 5 = 10/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    21/40 = 21 × 3/40 × 3 = 63/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/120 + 63/120 = 10 + 63/120 = 73/120

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