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Add 16/8 and 14/24

1st number: 2 0/8, 2nd number: 14/24

16/8 + 14/24 is 31/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    16/8 = 16 × 3/8 × 3 = 48/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    14/24 = 14 × 1/24 × 1 = 14/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/24 + 14/24 = 48 + 14/24 = 62/24
  5. 62/24 simplified gives 31/12
  6. So, 16/8 + 14/24 = 31/12
    In mixed form: 27/12

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