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Add 48/18 and 49/24

1st number: 2 12/18, 2nd number: 2 1/24

48/18 + 49/24 is 113/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    48/18 = 48 × 4/18 × 4 = 192/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    49/24 = 49 × 3/24 × 3 = 147/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/72 + 147/72 = 192 + 147/72 = 339/72
  5. 339/72 simplified gives 113/24
  6. So, 48/18 + 49/24 = 113/24
    In mixed form: 417/24

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