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Add 24/2 and 2/5

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

24/2 + 2/5 is 62/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 5 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    24/2 = 24 × 5/2 × 5 = 120/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    2/5 = 2 × 2/5 × 2 = 4/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/10 + 4/10 = 120 + 4/10 = 124/10
  5. 124/10 simplified gives 62/5
  6. So, 24/2 + 2/5 = 62/5
    In mixed form: 122/5

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