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Add 60/24 and 42/18

1st number: 2 12/24, 2nd number: 2 6/18

60/24 + 42/18 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    60/24 = 60 × 3/24 × 3 = 180/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    42/18 = 42 × 4/18 × 4 = 168/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/72 + 168/72 = 180 + 168/72 = 348/72
  5. 348/72 simplified gives 29/6
  6. So, 60/24 + 42/18 = 29/6
    In mixed form: 45/6

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