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Add 24/6 and 63/8

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 7 7/8

24/6 + 63/8 is 95/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    24/6 = 24 × 4/6 × 4 = 96/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    63/8 = 63 × 3/8 × 3 = 189/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/24 + 189/24 = 96 + 189/24 = 285/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 95/8
  6. In mixed form: 117/8

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