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Add 2/24 and 7/9

2/24 + 7/9 is 31/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    2/24 = 2 × 3/24 × 3 = 6/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    7/9 = 7 × 8/9 × 8 = 56/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/72 + 56/72 = 6 + 56/72 = 62/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/36

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