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Add 42/24 and 48/63

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 48/63

42/24 + 48/63 is 211/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 63 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 21 = 504,
    42/24 = 42 × 21/24 × 21 = 882/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 8 = 504,
    48/63 = 48 × 8/63 × 8 = 384/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    882/504 + 384/504 = 882 + 384/504 = 1266/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 211/84
  6. In mixed form: 243/84

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