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Add 24/2 and 28/16

1st number: 12 0/2, 2nd number: 1 12/16

24/2 + 28/16 is 55/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 8 = 16,
    24/2 = 24 × 8/2 × 8 = 192/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    28/16 = 28 × 1/16 × 1 = 28/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/16 + 28/16 = 192 + 28/16 = 220/16
  5. 220/16 simplified gives 55/4
  6. So, 24/2 + 28/16 = 55/4
    In mixed form: 133/4

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