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Add 9/24 and 1/5

9/24 + 1/5 is 23/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 5 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    1/5 = 1 × 24/5 × 24 = 24/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/120 + 24/120 = 45 + 24/120 = 69/120
  5. 69/120 simplified gives 23/40
  6. So, 9/24 + 1/5 = 23/40

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