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Add 49/12 and 18/24

1st number: 4 1/12, 2nd number: 18/24

49/12 + 18/24 is 29/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    49/12 = 49 × 2/12 × 2 = 98/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    18/24 = 18 × 1/24 × 1 = 18/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/24 + 18/24 = 98 + 18/24 = 116/24
  5. 116/24 simplified gives 29/6
  6. So, 49/12 + 18/24 = 29/6
    In mixed form: 45/6

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