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Add 49/9 and 4/24

1st number: 5 4/9, 2nd number: 4/24

49/9 + 4/24 is 101/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    49/9 = 49 × 8/9 × 8 = 392/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    4/24 = 4 × 3/24 × 3 = 12/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/72 + 12/72 = 392 + 12/72 = 404/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/18
  6. In mixed form: 511/18

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