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Add 24/3 and 15/6

1st number: 8 0/3, 2nd number: 2 3/6

24/3 + 15/6 is 21/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 6 is 6
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,
    24/3 = 24 × 2/3 × 2 = 48/6
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 1 = 6,
    15/6 = 15 × 1/6 × 1 = 15/6
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/6 + 15/6 = 48 + 15/6 = 63/6
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/2
  6. In mixed form: 101/2

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