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Add 25/8 and 2/24

1st number: 3 1/8, 2nd number: 2/24

25/8 + 2/24 is 77/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    25/8 = 25 × 3/8 × 3 = 75/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    2/24 = 2 × 1/24 × 1 = 2/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/24 + 2/24 = 75 + 2/24 = 77/24
  5. In mixed form: 35/24

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