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Add 24/3 and 49/20

1st number: 8 0/3, 2nd number: 2 9/20

24/3 + 49/20 is 209/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    24/3 = 24 × 20/3 × 20 = 480/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    49/20 = 49 × 3/20 × 3 = 147/60
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    480/60 + 147/60 = 480 + 147/60 = 627/60
  5. 627/60 simplified gives 209/20
  6. So, 24/3 + 49/20 = 209/20
    In mixed form: 109/20

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