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Add 1/24 and 35/9

1st number: 1/24, 2nd number: 3 8/9

1/24 + 35/9 is 283/72.

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,
    35/9 = 35 × 8/9 × 8 = 280/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/72 + 280/72 = 3 + 280/72 = 283/72
  5. In mixed form: 367/72

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