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Add 84/10 and 42/24

1st number: 8 4/10, 2nd number: 1 18/24

84/10 + 42/24 is 203/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 12 = 120,
    84/10 = 84 × 12/10 × 12 = 1008/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    42/24 = 42 × 5/24 × 5 = 210/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/120 + 210/120 = 1008 + 210/120 = 1218/120
  5. 1218/120 simplified gives 203/20
  6. So, 84/10 + 42/24 = 203/20
    In mixed form: 103/20

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