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Add 24/28 and 42/10

1st number: 24/28, 2nd number: 4 2/10

24/28 + 42/10 is 177/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 10 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    24/28 = 24 × 5/28 × 5 = 120/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    42/10 = 42 × 14/10 × 14 = 588/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/140 + 588/140 = 120 + 588/140 = 708/140
  5. 708/140 simplified gives 177/35
  6. So, 24/28 + 42/10 = 177/35
    In mixed form: 52/35

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