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Add 21/30 and 36/24

1st number: 21/30, 2nd number: 1 12/24

21/30 + 36/24 is 11/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    21/30 = 21 × 4/30 × 4 = 84/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    36/24 = 36 × 5/24 × 5 = 180/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/120 + 180/120 = 84 + 180/120 = 264/120
  5. 264/120 simplified gives 11/5
  6. So, 21/30 + 36/24 = 11/5
    In mixed form: 21/5

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