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Add 24/35 and 42/60

24/35 + 42/60 is 97/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    24/35 = 24 × 12/35 × 12 = 288/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    42/60 = 42 × 7/60 × 7 = 294/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/420 + 294/420 = 288 + 294/420 = 582/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/70
  6. In mixed form: 127/70

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