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Add 40/5 and 10/24

1st number: 8 0/5, 2nd number: 10/24

40/5 + 10/24 is 101/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    40/5 = 40 × 24/5 × 24 = 960/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    10/24 = 10 × 5/24 × 5 = 50/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/120 + 50/120 = 960 + 50/120 = 1010/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/12
  6. In mixed form: 85/12

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