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Add 21/2 and 20/24

1st number: 10 1/2, 2nd number: 20/24

21/2 + 20/24 is 34/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 12 = 24,
    21/2 = 21 × 12/2 × 12 = 252/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    20/24 = 20 × 1/24 × 1 = 20/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/24 + 20/24 = 252 + 20/24 = 272/24
  5. 272/24 simplified gives 34/3
  6. So, 21/2 + 20/24 = 34/3
    In mixed form: 111/3

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