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Add 49/2 and 15/8

1st number: 24 1/2, 2nd number: 1 7/8

49/2 + 15/8 is 211/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    49/2 = 49 × 4/2 × 4 = 196/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    15/8 = 15 × 1/8 × 1 = 15/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/8 + 15/8 = 196 + 15/8 = 211/8
  5. In mixed form: 263/8

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