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Add 24/60 and 2/90

24/60 + 2/90 is 19/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    24/60 = 24 × 3/60 × 3 = 72/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    2/90 = 2 × 2/90 × 2 = 4/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/180 + 4/180 = 72 + 4/180 = 76/180
  5. 76/180 simplified gives 19/45
  6. So, 24/60 + 2/90 = 19/45

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