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Add 54/24 and 10/16

1st number: 2 6/24, 2nd number: 10/16

54/24 + 10/16 is 23/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    54/24 = 54 × 2/24 × 2 = 108/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    10/16 = 10 × 3/16 × 3 = 30/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/48 + 30/48 = 108 + 30/48 = 138/48
  5. 138/48 simplified gives 23/8
  6. So, 54/24 + 10/16 = 23/8
    In mixed form: 27/8

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