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Add 24/84 and 27/72

24/84 + 27/72 is 37/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 6 = 504,
    24/84 = 24 × 6/84 × 6 = 144/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    27/72 = 27 × 7/72 × 7 = 189/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/504 + 189/504 = 144 + 189/504 = 333/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/56

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