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Add 18/24 and 40/80

18/24 + 40/80 is 5/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 10 = 240,
    18/24 = 18 × 10/24 × 10 = 180/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    40/80 = 40 × 3/80 × 3 = 120/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/240 + 120/240 = 180 + 120/240 = 300/240
  5. 300/240 simplified gives 5/4
  6. So, 18/24 + 40/80 = 5/4
    In mixed form: 11/4

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