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Add 1/10 and 15/24

1/10 + 15/24 is 29/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    1/10 = 1 × 12/10 × 12 = 12/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    15/24 = 15 × 5/24 × 5 = 75/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/120 + 75/120 = 12 + 75/120 = 87/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/40

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