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Add 35/30 and 18/24

1st number: 1 5/30, 2nd number: 18/24

35/30 + 18/24 is 23/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    35/30 = 35 × 4/30 × 4 = 140/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    18/24 = 18 × 5/24 × 5 = 90/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/120 + 90/120 = 140 + 90/120 = 230/120
  5. 230/120 simplified gives 23/12
  6. So, 35/30 + 18/24 = 23/12
    In mixed form: 111/12

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