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Add 30/8 and 63/24

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 2 15/24

30/8 + 63/24 is 51/8.

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,
    30/8 = 30 × 3/8 × 3 = 90/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    63/24 = 63 × 1/24 × 1 = 63/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/24 + 63/24 = 90 + 63/24 = 153/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 51/8
  6. In mixed form: 63/8

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