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Add 5/8 and 6/24

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

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    5/8 = 5 × 3/8 × 3 = 15/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    6/24 = 6 × 1/24 × 1 = 6/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/24 + 6/24 = 15 + 6/24 = 21/24
  5. 21/24 simplified gives 7/8
  6. So, 5/8 + 6/24 = 7/8

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