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Add 15/24 and 9/8

1st number: 15/24, 2nd number: 1 1/8

15/24 + 9/8 is 7/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    15/24 = 15 × 1/24 × 1 = 15/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    9/8 = 9 × 3/8 × 3 = 27/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/24 + 27/24 = 15 + 27/24 = 42/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/4
  6. In mixed form: 13/4

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