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Add 24/6 and 2/5

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 2/5

24/6 + 2/5 is 22/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    24/6 = 24 × 5/6 × 5 = 120/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    2/5 = 2 × 6/5 × 6 = 12/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/30 + 12/30 = 120 + 12/30 = 132/30
  5. 132/30 simplified gives 22/5
  6. So, 24/6 + 2/5 = 22/5
    In mixed form: 42/5

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