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Add 24/21 and 20/49

1st number: 1 3/21, 2nd number: 20/49

24/21 + 20/49 is 76/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 7 = 147,
    24/21 = 24 × 7/21 × 7 = 168/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    20/49 = 20 × 3/49 × 3 = 60/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/147 + 60/147 = 168 + 60/147 = 228/147
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 76/49
  6. In mixed form: 127/49

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