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Add 72/48 and 84/20

1st number: 1 24/48, 2nd number: 4 4/20

72/48 + 84/20 is 57/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 20 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    72/48 = 72 × 5/48 × 5 = 360/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 12 = 240,
    84/20 = 84 × 12/20 × 12 = 1008/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/240 + 1008/240 = 360 + 1008/240 = 1368/240
  5. 1368/240 simplified gives 57/10
  6. So, 72/48 + 84/20 = 57/10
    In mixed form: 57/10

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