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Add 2/24 and 35/9

1st number: 2/24, 2nd number: 3 8/9

2/24 + 35/9 is 143/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    2/24 = 2 × 3/24 × 3 = 6/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    35/9 = 35 × 8/9 × 8 = 280/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/72 + 280/72 = 6 + 280/72 = 286/72
  5. 286/72 simplified gives 143/36
  6. So, 2/24 + 35/9 = 143/36
    In mixed form: 335/36

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