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Add 8/36 and 27/24

1st number: 8/36, 2nd number: 1 3/24

8/36 + 27/24 is 97/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 2 = 72,
    8/36 = 8 × 2/36 × 2 = 16/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    27/24 = 27 × 3/24 × 3 = 81/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/72 + 81/72 = 16 + 81/72 = 97/72
  5. In mixed form: 125/72

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