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A. 10/24 C. 1 11/24
B. 25/24 D. 1 1/2

would you add 2/24, 3/24, and 5/24

which equals 10/24 but I don't understand the lowest terms.

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The common denominator is 24 -- so
2/3 = 16/24
3/8 = 9/24
5/12 = 10/24

16/24 + 9/24 + 10/24 = 35/24 = 1 11/24

This site explains lowest terms.

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thanks

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You're welcome.

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