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Add 24/42 and 9/24

24/42 + 9/24 is 53/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    24/42 = 24 × 4/42 × 4 = 96/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    9/24 = 9 × 7/24 × 7 = 63/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/168 + 63/168 = 96 + 63/168 = 159/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/56

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