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Add 35/24 and 40/60

1st number: 1 11/24, 2nd number: 40/60

35/24 + 40/60 is 17/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 60 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 60 × 2 = 120,
    40/60 = 40 × 2/60 × 2 = 80/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/120 + 80/120 = 175 + 80/120 = 255/120
  5. 255/120 simplified gives 17/8
  6. So, 35/24 + 40/60 = 17/8
    In mixed form: 21/8

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