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Add 35/24 and 2/10

1st number: 1 11/24, 2nd number: 2/10

35/24 + 2/10 is 199/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 10 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    35/24 = 35 × 5/24 × 5 = 175/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    2/10 = 2 × 12/10 × 12 = 24/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/120 + 24/120 = 175 + 24/120 = 199/120
  5. In mixed form: 179/120

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