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Add 45/2 and 10/24

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 10/24

45/2 + 10/24 is 275/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    45/2 = 45 × 12/2 × 12 = 540/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    10/24 = 10 × 1/24 × 1 = 10/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/24 + 10/24 = 540 + 10/24 = 550/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 275/12
  6. In mixed form: 2211/12

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