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Add 48/72 and 49/24

1st number: 48/72, 2nd number: 2 1/24

48/72 + 49/24 is 65/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    48/72 = 48 × 1/72 × 1 = 48/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    49/24 = 49 × 3/24 × 3 = 147/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/72 + 147/72 = 48 + 147/72 = 195/72
  5. 195/72 simplified gives 65/24
  6. So, 48/72 + 49/24 = 65/24
    In mixed form: 217/24

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