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Add 8/7 and 1/24

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

8/7 + 1/24 is 199/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    8/7 = 8 × 24/7 × 24 = 192/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    1/24 = 1 × 7/24 × 7 = 7/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/168 + 7/168 = 192 + 7/168 = 199/168
  5. So, 8/7 + 1/24 = 199/168
    In mixed form: 131/168

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