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Add 8/3 and 7/24

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

8/3 + 7/24 is 71/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    8/3 = 8 × 8/3 × 8 = 64/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    7/24 = 7 × 1/24 × 1 = 7/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/24 + 7/24 = 64 + 7/24 = 71/24
  5. In mixed form: 223/24

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