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Add 84/24 and 50/20

1st number: 3 12/24, 2nd number: 2 10/20

84/24 + 50/20 is 6/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 is 120

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    84/24 = 84 × 5/24 × 5 = 420/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    50/20 = 50 × 6/20 × 6 = 300/120
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    420/120 + 300/120 = 420 + 300/120 = 720/120
  5. 720/120 simplified gives 6/1
  6. So, 84/24 + 50/20 = 6/1

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