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Add 84/18 and 40/24

1st number: 4 12/18, 2nd number: 1 16/24

84/18 + 40/24 is 19/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    84/18 = 84 × 4/18 × 4 = 336/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    40/24 = 40 × 3/24 × 3 = 120/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/72 + 120/72 = 336 + 120/72 = 456/72
  5. 456/72 simplified gives 19/3
  6. So, 84/18 + 40/24 = 19/3
    In mixed form: 61/3

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