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Add 24/35 and 7/8

24/35 + 7/8 is 437/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    24/35 = 24 × 8/35 × 8 = 192/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    7/8 = 7 × 35/8 × 35 = 245/280
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    192/280 + 245/280 = 192 + 245/280 = 437/280
  5. So, 24/35 + 7/8 = 437/280
    In mixed form: 1157/280

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