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Add 15/4 and 5/24

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 5/24

15/4 + 5/24 is 95/24.

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,
    15/4 = 15 × 6/4 × 6 = 90/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    5/24 = 5 × 1/24 × 1 = 5/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/24 + 5/24 = 90 + 5/24 = 95/24
  5. In mixed form: 323/24

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