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Add 40/90 and 54/24

1st number: 40/90, 2nd number: 2 6/24

40/90 + 54/24 is 97/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 24 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    40/90 = 40 × 4/90 × 4 = 160/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    54/24 = 54 × 15/24 × 15 = 810/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/360 + 810/360 = 160 + 810/360 = 970/360
  5. 970/360 simplified gives 97/36
  6. So, 40/90 + 54/24 = 97/36
    In mixed form: 225/36

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