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Add 49/6 and 90/24

1st number: 8 1/6, 2nd number: 3 18/24

49/6 + 90/24 is 143/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    49/6 = 49 × 4/6 × 4 = 196/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    90/24 = 90 × 1/24 × 1 = 90/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/24 + 90/24 = 196 + 90/24 = 286/24
  5. 286/24 simplified gives 143/12
  6. So, 49/6 + 90/24 = 143/12
    In mixed form: 1111/12

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