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Add 24/40 and 1/18

24/40 + 1/18 is 59/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 18 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    24/40 = 24 × 9/40 × 9 = 216/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 20 = 360,
    1/18 = 1 × 20/18 × 20 = 20/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/360 + 20/360 = 216 + 20/360 = 236/360
  5. 236/360 simplified gives 59/90
  6. So, 24/40 + 1/18 = 59/90

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