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Add 49/3 and 63/8

1st number: 16 1/3, 2nd number: 7 7/8

49/3 + 63/8 is 581/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    49/3 = 49 × 8/3 × 8 = 392/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    63/8 = 63 × 3/8 × 3 = 189/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/24 + 189/24 = 392 + 189/24 = 581/24
  5. So, 49/3 + 63/8 = 581/24
    In mixed form: 245/24

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