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Add 24/9 and 7/24

1st number: 2 6/9, 2nd number: 7/24

24/9 + 7/24 is 71/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    24/9 = 24 × 8/9 × 8 = 192/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    7/24 = 7 × 3/24 × 3 = 21/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/72 + 21/72 = 192 + 21/72 = 213/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/24
  6. In mixed form: 223/24

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