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Add 8/24 and 81/72

1st number: 8/24, 2nd number: 1 9/72

8/24 + 81/72 is 35/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    8/24 = 8 × 3/24 × 3 = 24/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    81/72 = 81 × 1/72 × 1 = 81/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/72 + 81/72 = 24 + 81/72 = 105/72
  5. 105/72 simplified gives 35/24
  6. So, 8/24 + 81/72 = 35/24
    In mixed form: 111/24

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