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Add 6/24 and 5/45

6/24 + 5/45 is 13/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    6/24 = 6 × 15/24 × 15 = 90/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    5/45 = 5 × 8/45 × 8 = 40/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/360 + 40/360 = 90 + 40/360 = 130/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/36

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