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Add 96/5 and 10/24

1st number: 19 1/5, 2nd number: 10/24

96/5 + 10/24 is 1177/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    96/5 = 96 × 24/5 × 24 = 2304/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    10/24 = 10 × 5/24 × 5 = 50/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2304/120 + 50/120 = 2304 + 50/120 = 2354/120
  5. 2354/120 simplified gives 1177/60
  6. So, 96/5 + 10/24 = 1177/60
    In mixed form: 1937/60

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