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Add 24/10 and 3/96

1st number: 2 4/10, 2nd number: 3/96

24/10 + 3/96 is 389/160.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 48 = 480,
    24/10 = 24 × 48/10 × 48 = 1152/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    3/96 = 3 × 5/96 × 5 = 15/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1152/480 + 15/480 = 1152 + 15/480 = 1167/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 389/160
  6. In mixed form: 269/160

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