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Add 3/24 and 21/5

1st number: 3/24, 2nd number: 4 1/5

3/24 + 21/5 is 173/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 5 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    3/24 = 3 × 5/24 × 5 = 15/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    21/5 = 21 × 24/5 × 24 = 504/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/120 + 504/120 = 15 + 504/120 = 519/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/40
  6. In mixed form: 413/40

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