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Add 75/12 and 24/10

1st number: 6 3/12, 2nd number: 2 4/10

75/12 + 24/10 is 173/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 10 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    75/12 = 75 × 5/12 × 5 = 375/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    24/10 = 24 × 6/10 × 6 = 144/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    375/60 + 144/60 = 375 + 144/60 = 519/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 173/20
  6. In mixed form: 813/20

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