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Add 90/20 and 12/24

1st number: 4 10/20, 2nd number: 12/24

90/20 + 12/24 is 5/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    90/20 = 90 × 6/20 × 6 = 540/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    12/24 = 12 × 5/24 × 5 = 60/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/120 + 60/120 = 540 + 60/120 = 600/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/1

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