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Add 24/49 and 42/60

24/49 + 42/60 is 583/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 60 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    24/49 = 24 × 60/49 × 60 = 1440/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    42/60 = 42 × 49/60 × 49 = 2058/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1440/2940 + 2058/2940 = 1440 + 2058/2940 = 3498/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 583/490
  6. In mixed form: 193/490

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