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Add 48/35 and 20/24

1st number: 1 13/35, 2nd number: 20/24

48/35 + 20/24 is 463/210.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 24 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 24 = 840,
    48/35 = 48 × 24/35 × 24 = 1152/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    20/24 = 20 × 35/24 × 35 = 700/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1152/840 + 700/840 = 1152 + 700/840 = 1852/840
  5. 1852/840 simplified gives 463/210
  6. So, 48/35 + 20/24 = 463/210
    In mixed form: 243/210

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