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Add 63/24 and 8/7

1st number: 2 15/24, 2nd number: 1 1/7

63/24 + 8/7 is 211/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 7 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    63/24 = 63 × 7/24 × 7 = 441/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    8/7 = 8 × 24/7 × 24 = 192/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/168 + 192/168 = 441 + 192/168 = 633/168
  5. 633/168 simplified gives 211/56
  6. So, 63/24 + 8/7 = 211/56
    In mixed form: 343/56

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