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Add 5/6 and 7/8

5/6 + 7/8 is 41/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    5/6 = 5 × 4/6 × 4 = 20/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    7/8 = 7 × 3/8 × 3 = 21/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/24 + 21/24 = 20 + 21/24 = 41/24
  5. In mixed form: 117/24

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