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Add 6/24 and 16/75

6/24 + 16/75 is 139/300.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    6/24 = 6 × 25/24 × 25 = 150/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    16/75 = 16 × 8/75 × 8 = 128/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/600 + 128/600 = 150 + 128/600 = 278/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 139/300

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