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Add 21/24 and 40/10

1st number: 21/24, 2nd number: 4 0/10

21/24 + 40/10 is 39/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 10 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    21/24 = 21 × 5/24 × 5 = 105/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    40/10 = 40 × 12/10 × 12 = 480/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/120 + 480/120 = 105 + 480/120 = 585/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/8
  6. In mixed form: 47/8

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