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Add 24/21 and 7/12

1st number: 1 3/21, 2nd number: 7/12

24/21 + 7/12 is 145/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 12 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    24/21 = 24 × 4/21 × 4 = 96/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    7/12 = 7 × 7/12 × 7 = 49/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/84 + 49/84 = 96 + 49/84 = 145/84
  5. In mixed form: 161/84

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