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Add 24/4 and 1/7

1st number: 6 0/4, 2nd number: 1/7

24/4 + 1/7 is 43/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    24/4 = 24 × 7/4 × 7 = 168/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    1/7 = 1 × 4/7 × 4 = 4/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/28 + 4/28 = 168 + 4/28 = 172/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/7
  6. In mixed form: 61/7

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