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Add 1/3 and 5/24

1/3 + 5/24 is 13/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    1/3 = 1 × 8/3 × 8 = 8/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    5/24 = 5 × 1/24 × 1 = 5/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/24 + 5/24 = 8 + 5/24 = 13/24

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