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Add 21/4 and 10/24

1st number: 5 1/4, 2nd number: 10/24

21/4 + 10/24 is 17/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    21/4 = 21 × 6/4 × 6 = 126/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    10/24 = 10 × 1/24 × 1 = 10/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/24 + 10/24 = 126 + 10/24 = 136/24
  5. 136/24 simplified gives 17/3
  6. So, 21/4 + 10/24 = 17/3
    In mixed form: 52/3

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