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Add 20/15 and 84/24

1st number: 1 5/15, 2nd number: 3 12/24

20/15 + 84/24 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    20/15 = 20 × 8/15 × 8 = 160/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    84/24 = 84 × 5/24 × 5 = 420/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/120 + 420/120 = 160 + 420/120 = 580/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/6
  6. In mixed form: 45/6

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