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Add 24/12 and 18/24

1st number: 2 0/12, 2nd number: 18/24

24/12 + 18/24 is 11/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    24/12 = 24 × 2/12 × 2 = 48/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    18/24 = 18 × 1/24 × 1 = 18/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/24 + 18/24 = 48 + 18/24 = 66/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/4
  6. In mixed form: 23/4

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