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Add 9/24 and 12/45

9/24 + 12/45 is 77/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    9/24 = 9 × 15/24 × 15 = 135/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    12/45 = 12 × 8/45 × 8 = 96/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/360 + 96/360 = 135 + 96/360 = 231/360
  5. 231/360 simplified gives 77/120
  6. So, 9/24 + 12/45 = 77/120

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