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Add 24/8 and 6/5

1st number: 3 0/8, 2nd number: 1 1/5

24/8 + 6/5 is 21/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 5 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    24/8 = 24 × 5/8 × 5 = 120/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    6/5 = 6 × 8/5 × 8 = 48/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/40 + 48/40 = 120 + 48/40 = 168/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/5
  6. In mixed form: 41/5

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