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Add 24/12 and 6/5

1st number: 2 0/12, 2nd number: 1 1/5

24/12 + 6/5 is 16/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    24/12 = 24 × 5/12 × 5 = 120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    6/5 = 6 × 12/5 × 12 = 72/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/60 + 72/60 = 120 + 72/60 = 192/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/5
  6. In mixed form: 31/5

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