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Add 24/16 and 18/45

1st number: 1 8/16, 2nd number: 18/45

24/16 + 18/45 is 19/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 45 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    24/16 = 24 × 45/16 × 45 = 1080/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    18/45 = 18 × 16/45 × 16 = 288/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/720 + 288/720 = 1080 + 288/720 = 1368/720
  5. 1368/720 simplified gives 19/10
  6. So, 24/16 + 18/45 = 19/10
    In mixed form: 19/10

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