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Add 20/24 and 2/7

20/24 + 2/7 is 47/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 7 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    20/24 = 20 × 7/24 × 7 = 140/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    2/7 = 2 × 24/7 × 24 = 48/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/168 + 48/168 = 140 + 48/168 = 188/168
  5. 188/168 simplified gives 47/42
  6. So, 20/24 + 2/7 = 47/42
    In mixed form: 15/42

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