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Add 24/6 and 10/42

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 10/42

24/6 + 10/42 is 89/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    24/6 = 24 × 7/6 × 7 = 168/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    10/42 = 10 × 1/42 × 1 = 10/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/42 + 10/42 = 168 + 10/42 = 178/42
  5. 178/42 simplified gives 89/21
  6. So, 24/6 + 10/42 = 89/21
    In mixed form: 45/21

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