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Add 45/4 and 27/24

1st number: 11 1/4, 2nd number: 1 3/24

45/4 + 27/24 is 99/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    45/4 = 45 × 6/4 × 6 = 270/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    27/24 = 27 × 1/24 × 1 = 27/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/24 + 27/24 = 270 + 27/24 = 297/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/8
  6. In mixed form: 123/8

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