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Add 24/20 and 2/21

1st number: 1 4/20, 2nd number: 2/21

24/20 + 2/21 is 136/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 21 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    24/20 = 24 × 21/20 × 21 = 504/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 20 = 420,
    2/21 = 2 × 20/21 × 20 = 40/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/420 + 40/420 = 504 + 40/420 = 544/420
  5. 544/420 simplified gives 136/105
  6. So, 24/20 + 2/21 = 136/105
    In mixed form: 131/105

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