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Add 50/24 and 2/40

1st number: 2 2/24, 2nd number: 2/40

50/24 + 2/40 is 32/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    50/24 = 50 × 5/24 × 5 = 250/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    2/40 = 2 × 3/40 × 3 = 6/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/120 + 6/120 = 250 + 6/120 = 256/120
  5. 256/120 simplified gives 32/15
  6. So, 50/24 + 2/40 = 32/15
    In mixed form: 22/15

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