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Add 7/14 and 24/60

7/14 + 24/60 is 9/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    7/14 = 7 × 30/14 × 30 = 210/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    24/60 = 24 × 7/60 × 7 = 168/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/420 + 168/420 = 210 + 168/420 = 378/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/10

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