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Add 7/21 and 24/56

7/21 + 24/56 is 16/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    7/21 = 7 × 8/21 × 8 = 56/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    24/56 = 24 × 3/56 × 3 = 72/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/168 + 72/168 = 56 + 72/168 = 128/168
  5. 128/168 simplified gives 16/21
  6. So, 7/21 + 24/56 = 16/21

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