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Add 3/24 and 20/9

1st number: 3/24, 2nd number: 2 2/9

3/24 + 20/9 is 169/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    3/24 = 3 × 3/24 × 3 = 9/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    20/9 = 20 × 8/9 × 8 = 160/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/72 + 160/72 = 9 + 160/72 = 169/72
  5. In mixed form: 225/72

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