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Add 48/9 and 63/24

1st number: 5 3/9, 2nd number: 2 15/24

48/9 + 63/24 is 191/24.

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,
    48/9 = 48 × 8/9 × 8 = 384/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    63/24 = 63 × 3/24 × 3 = 189/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/72 + 189/72 = 384 + 189/72 = 573/72
  5. 573/72 simplified gives 191/24
  6. So, 48/9 + 63/24 = 191/24
    In mixed form: 723/24

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