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Add 6/24 and 40/60

6/24 + 40/60 is 11/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    6/24 = 6 × 5/24 × 5 = 30/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    40/60 = 40 × 2/60 × 2 = 80/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/120 + 80/120 = 30 + 80/120 = 110/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/12

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