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Add 40/42 and 90/24

1st number: 40/42, 2nd number: 3 18/24

40/42 + 90/24 is 395/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 4 = 168,
    40/42 = 40 × 4/42 × 4 = 160/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    90/24 = 90 × 7/24 × 7 = 630/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/168 + 630/168 = 160 + 630/168 = 790/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 395/84
  6. In mixed form: 459/84

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