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Add 2/24 and 21/8

1st number: 2/24, 2nd number: 2 5/8

2/24 + 21/8 is 65/24.

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,
    2/24 = 2 × 1/24 × 1 = 2/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    21/8 = 21 × 3/8 × 3 = 63/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/24 + 63/24 = 2 + 63/24 = 65/24
  5. In mixed form: 217/24

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