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Add 20/24 and 84/40

1st number: 20/24, 2nd number: 2 4/40

20/24 + 84/40 is 44/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    20/24 = 20 × 5/24 × 5 = 100/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    84/40 = 84 × 3/40 × 3 = 252/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/120 + 252/120 = 100 + 252/120 = 352/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/15
  6. In mixed form: 214/15

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