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Add 70/24 and 40/20

1st number: 2 22/24, 2nd number: 2 0/20

70/24 + 40/20 is 59/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    70/24 = 70 × 5/24 × 5 = 350/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    40/20 = 40 × 6/20 × 6 = 240/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/120 + 240/120 = 350 + 240/120 = 590/120
  5. 590/120 simplified gives 59/12
  6. So, 70/24 + 40/20 = 59/12
    In mixed form: 411/12

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