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Add 2/9 and 60/24

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

2/9 + 60/24 is 49/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    2/9 = 2 × 8/9 × 8 = 16/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    60/24 = 60 × 3/24 × 3 = 180/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/72 + 180/72 = 16 + 180/72 = 196/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/18
  6. In mixed form: 213/18

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