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Add 6/24 and 5/81

6/24 + 5/81 is 101/324.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 81 is 648
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 27 = 648,
    6/24 = 6 × 27/24 × 27 = 162/648
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 8 = 648,
    5/81 = 5 × 8/81 × 8 = 40/648
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/648 + 40/648 = 162 + 40/648 = 202/648
  5. 202/648 simplified gives 101/324
  6. So, 6/24 + 5/81 = 101/324

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