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Add 24/63 and 21/60

24/63 + 21/60 is 307/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 60 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    24/63 = 24 × 20/63 × 20 = 480/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 21 = 1260,
    21/60 = 21 × 21/60 × 21 = 441/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/1260 + 441/1260 = 480 + 441/1260 = 921/1260
  5. 921/1260 simplified gives 307/420
  6. So, 24/63 + 21/60 = 307/420

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