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Add 36/24 and 10/96

1st number: 1 12/24, 2nd number: 10/96

36/24 + 10/96 is 77/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 96 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 4 = 96,
    36/24 = 36 × 4/24 × 4 = 144/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    10/96 = 10 × 1/96 × 1 = 10/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/96 + 10/96 = 144 + 10/96 = 154/96
  5. 154/96 simplified gives 77/48
  6. So, 36/24 + 10/96 = 77/48
    In mixed form: 129/48

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