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Add 60/24 and 10/81

1st number: 2 12/24, 2nd number: 10/81

60/24 + 10/81 is 425/162.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 81 is 648
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 27 = 648,
    60/24 = 60 × 27/24 × 27 = 1620/648
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 8 = 648,
    10/81 = 10 × 8/81 × 8 = 80/648
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1620/648 + 80/648 = 1620 + 80/648 = 1700/648
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 425/162
  6. In mixed form: 2101/162

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