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Add 27/24 and 8/7

1st number: 1 3/24, 2nd number: 1 1/7

27/24 + 8/7 is 127/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 7 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    27/24 = 27 × 7/24 × 7 = 189/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    8/7 = 8 × 24/7 × 24 = 192/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/168 + 192/168 = 189 + 192/168 = 381/168
  5. 381/168 simplified gives 127/56
  6. So, 27/24 + 8/7 = 127/56
    In mixed form: 215/56

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