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Add 1/4 and 4/24

1/4 + 4/24 is 5/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    1/4 = 1 × 6/4 × 6 = 6/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    4/24 = 4 × 1/24 × 1 = 4/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/24 + 4/24 = 6 + 4/24 = 10/24
  5. 10/24 simplified gives 5/12
  6. So, 1/4 + 4/24 = 5/12

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