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Add 3/24 and 40/20

1st number: 3/24, 2nd number: 2 0/20

3/24 + 40/20 is 17/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 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 20 × 6 = 120,
    40/20 = 40 × 6/20 × 6 = 240/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/120 + 240/120 = 15 + 240/120 = 255/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/8
  6. In mixed form: 21/8

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