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Add 24/40 and 3/9

24/40 + 3/9 is 14/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 9 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 9 × 40 = 360,
    3/9 = 3 × 40/9 × 40 = 120/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/360 + 120/360 = 216 + 120/360 = 336/360
  5. 336/360 simplified gives 14/15
  6. So, 24/40 + 3/9 = 14/15

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