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Add 24/3 and 21/12

1st number: 8 0/3, 2nd number: 1 9/12

24/3 + 21/12 is 39/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    24/3 = 24 × 4/3 × 4 = 96/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    21/12 = 21 × 1/12 × 1 = 21/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/12 + 21/12 = 96 + 21/12 = 117/12
  5. 117/12 simplified gives 39/4
  6. So, 24/3 + 21/12 = 39/4
    In mixed form: 93/4

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