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Add 24/36 and 2/21

24/36 + 2/21 is 16/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 21 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    24/36 = 24 × 7/36 × 7 = 168/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 12 = 252,
    2/21 = 2 × 12/21 × 12 = 24/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/252 + 24/252 = 168 + 24/252 = 192/252
  5. 192/252 simplified gives 16/21
  6. So, 24/36 + 2/21 = 16/21

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