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Add 7/9 and 4/24

7/9 + 4/24 is 17/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    7/9 = 7 × 8/9 × 8 = 56/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    4/24 = 4 × 3/24 × 3 = 12/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/72 + 12/72 = 56 + 12/72 = 68/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/18

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