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Add 36/4 and 21/24

1st number: 9 0/4, 2nd number: 21/24

36/4 + 21/24 is 79/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 6 = 24,
    36/4 = 36 × 6/4 × 6 = 216/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    21/24 = 21 × 1/24 × 1 = 21/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/24 + 21/24 = 216 + 21/24 = 237/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/8
  6. In mixed form: 97/8

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