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Add 5/96 and 70/24

1st number: 5/96, 2nd number: 2 22/24

5/96 + 70/24 is 95/32.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 96 and 24 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 96 × 1 = 96,
    5/96 = 5 × 1/96 × 1 = 5/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 4 = 96,
    70/24 = 70 × 4/24 × 4 = 280/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/96 + 280/96 = 5 + 280/96 = 285/96
  5. 285/96 simplified gives 95/32
  6. So, 5/96 + 70/24 = 95/32
    In mixed form: 231/32

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