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Add 8/12 and 27/24

1st number: 8/12, 2nd number: 1 3/24

8/12 + 27/24 is 43/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    8/12 = 8 × 2/12 × 2 = 16/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    27/24 = 27 × 1/24 × 1 = 27/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/24 + 27/24 = 16 + 27/24 = 43/24
  5. In mixed form: 119/24

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