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Add 1/24 and 21/9

1st number: 1/24, 2nd number: 2 3/9

1/24 + 21/9 is 19/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    1/24 = 1 × 3/24 × 3 = 3/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    21/9 = 21 × 8/9 × 8 = 168/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/72 + 168/72 = 3 + 168/72 = 171/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/8
  6. In mixed form: 23/8

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