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Add 40/6 and 9/24

1st number: 6 4/6, 2nd number: 9/24

40/6 + 9/24 is 169/24.

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,
    40/6 = 40 × 4/6 × 4 = 160/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    9/24 = 9 × 1/24 × 1 = 9/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/24 + 9/24 = 160 + 9/24 = 169/24
  5. In mixed form: 71/24

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