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Add 28/9 and 15/24

1st number: 3 1/9, 2nd number: 15/24

28/9 + 15/24 is 269/72.

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,
    28/9 = 28 × 8/9 × 8 = 224/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    15/24 = 15 × 3/24 × 3 = 45/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/72 + 45/72 = 224 + 45/72 = 269/72
  5. In mixed form: 353/72

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