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Add 24/7 and 8/36

1st number: 3 3/7, 2nd number: 8/36

24/7 + 8/36 is 230/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 36 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 36 = 252,
    24/7 = 24 × 36/7 × 36 = 864/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 7 = 252,
    8/36 = 8 × 7/36 × 7 = 56/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    864/252 + 56/252 = 864 + 56/252 = 920/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 230/63
  6. In mixed form: 341/63

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