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Add 35/3 and 5/24

1st number: 11 2/3, 2nd number: 5/24

35/3 + 5/24 is 95/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    35/3 = 35 × 8/3 × 8 = 280/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    5/24 = 5 × 1/24 × 1 = 5/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/24 + 5/24 = 280 + 5/24 = 285/24
  5. 285/24 simplified gives 95/8
  6. So, 35/3 + 5/24 = 95/8
    In mixed form: 117/8

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