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Add 15/8 and 24/20

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 1 4/20

15/8 + 24/20 is 123/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    15/8 = 15 × 5/8 × 5 = 75/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    24/20 = 24 × 2/20 × 2 = 48/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/40 + 48/40 = 75 + 48/40 = 123/40
  5. In mixed form: 33/40

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