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Add 4/24 and 6/10

4/24 + 6/10 is 23/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 10 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    4/24 = 4 × 5/24 × 5 = 20/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    6/10 = 6 × 12/10 × 12 = 72/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/120 + 72/120 = 20 + 72/120 = 92/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/30

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