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Add 7/9 and 60/24

1st number: 7/9, 2nd number: 2 12/24

7/9 + 60/24 is 59/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    7/9 = 7 × 8/9 × 8 = 56/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    60/24 = 60 × 3/24 × 3 = 180/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/72 + 180/72 = 56 + 180/72 = 236/72
  5. 236/72 simplified gives 59/18
  6. So, 7/9 + 60/24 = 59/18
    In mixed form: 35/18

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