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Add 16/6 and 63/8

1st number: 2 4/6, 2nd number: 7 7/8

16/6 + 63/8 is 253/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    16/6 = 16 × 4/6 × 4 = 64/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    63/8 = 63 × 3/8 × 3 = 189/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/24 + 189/24 = 64 + 189/24 = 253/24
  5. In mixed form: 1013/24

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