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Add 24/8 and 2/21

1st number: 3 0/8, 2nd number: 2/21

24/8 + 2/21 is 65/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 21 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    24/8 = 24 × 21/8 × 21 = 504/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    2/21 = 2 × 8/21 × 8 = 16/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/168 + 16/168 = 504 + 16/168 = 520/168
  5. 520/168 simplified gives 65/21
  6. So, 24/8 + 2/21 = 65/21
    In mixed form: 32/21

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