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Add 72/9 and 63/24

1st number: 8 0/9, 2nd number: 2 15/24

72/9 + 63/24 is 85/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    72/9 = 72 × 8/9 × 8 = 576/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    63/24 = 63 × 3/24 × 3 = 189/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/72 + 189/72 = 576 + 189/72 = 765/72
  5. 765/72 simplified gives 85/8
  6. So, 72/9 + 63/24 = 85/8
    In mixed form: 105/8

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