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Add 24/21 and 24/49

1st number: 1 3/21, 2nd number: 24/49

24/21 + 24/49 is 80/49.

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,
    24/49 = 24 × 3/49 × 3 = 72/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/147 + 72/147 = 168 + 72/147 = 240/147
  5. 240/147 simplified gives 80/49
  6. So, 24/21 + 24/49 = 80/49
    In mixed form: 131/49

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