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Add 4/6 and 5/24

4/6 + 5/24 is 7/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    4/6 = 4 × 4/6 × 4 = 16/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    5/24 = 5 × 1/24 × 1 = 5/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/24 + 5/24 = 16 + 5/24 = 21/24
  5. 21/24 simplified gives 7/8
  6. So, 4/6 + 5/24 = 7/8

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