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Add 5/3 and 5/24

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

5/3 + 5/24 is 15/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    5/3 = 5 × 8/3 × 8 = 40/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    5/24 = 5 × 1/24 × 1 = 5/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/24 + 5/24 = 40 + 5/24 = 45/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/8
  6. In mixed form: 17/8

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