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Add 24/2 and 15/9

1st number: 12 0/2, 2nd number: 1 6/9

24/2 + 15/9 is 41/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    24/2 = 24 × 9/2 × 9 = 216/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    15/9 = 15 × 2/9 × 2 = 30/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/18 + 30/18 = 216 + 30/18 = 246/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/3
  6. In mixed form: 132/3

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