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Add 84/3 and 15/24

1st number: 28 0/3, 2nd number: 15/24

84/3 + 15/24 is 229/8.

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,
    84/3 = 84 × 8/3 × 8 = 672/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    15/24 = 15 × 1/24 × 1 = 15/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/24 + 15/24 = 672 + 15/24 = 687/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 229/8
  6. In mixed form: 285/8

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