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Add 60/8 and 27/24

1st number: 7 4/8, 2nd number: 1 3/24

60/8 + 27/24 is 69/8.

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,
    60/8 = 60 × 3/8 × 3 = 180/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    27/24 = 27 × 1/24 × 1 = 27/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/24 + 27/24 = 180 + 27/24 = 207/24
  5. 207/24 simplified gives 69/8
  6. So, 60/8 + 27/24 = 69/8
    In mixed form: 85/8

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