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Add 4/9 and 14/24

4/9 + 14/24 is 37/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    4/9 = 4 × 8/9 × 8 = 32/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    14/24 = 14 × 3/24 × 3 = 42/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/72 + 42/72 = 32 + 42/72 = 74/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/36
  6. In mixed form: 11/36

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