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Add 48/10 and 20/24

1st number: 4 8/10, 2nd number: 20/24

48/10 + 20/24 is 169/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    48/10 = 48 × 12/10 × 12 = 576/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    20/24 = 20 × 5/24 × 5 = 100/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/120 + 100/120 = 576 + 100/120 = 676/120
  5. 676/120 simplified gives 169/30
  6. So, 48/10 + 20/24 = 169/30
    In mixed form: 519/30

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