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Add 1/24 and 7/18

1/24 + 7/18 is 31/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    1/24 = 1 × 3/24 × 3 = 3/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    7/18 = 7 × 4/18 × 4 = 28/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/72 + 28/72 = 3 + 28/72 = 31/72

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