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Add 24/45 and 16/12

1st number: 24/45, 2nd number: 1 4/12

24/45 + 16/12 is 28/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 12 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    24/45 = 24 × 4/45 × 4 = 96/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    16/12 = 16 × 15/12 × 15 = 240/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/180 + 240/180 = 96 + 240/180 = 336/180
  5. 336/180 simplified gives 28/15
  6. So, 24/45 + 16/12 = 28/15
    In mixed form: 113/15

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