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Add 60/21 and 24/49

1st number: 2 18/21, 2nd number: 24/49

60/21 + 24/49 is 164/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 7 = 147,
    60/21 = 60 × 7/21 × 7 = 420/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    24/49 = 24 × 3/49 × 3 = 72/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/147 + 72/147 = 420 + 72/147 = 492/147
  5. 492/147 simplified gives 164/49
  6. So, 60/21 + 24/49 = 164/49
    In mixed form: 317/49

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