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Add 9/24 and 16/20

9/24 + 16/20 is 47/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    9/24 = 9 × 5/24 × 5 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    16/20 = 16 × 6/20 × 6 = 96/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/120 + 96/120 = 45 + 96/120 = 141/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/40
  6. In mixed form: 17/40

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