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Add 20/75 and 24/18

1st number: 20/75, 2nd number: 1 6/18

20/75 + 24/18 is 8/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 18 is 450
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 6 = 450,
    20/75 = 20 × 6/75 × 6 = 120/450
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 25 = 450,
    24/18 = 24 × 25/18 × 25 = 600/450
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/450 + 600/450 = 120 + 600/450 = 720/450
  5. 720/450 simplified gives 8/5
  6. So, 20/75 + 24/18 = 8/5
    In mixed form: 13/5

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