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Add 90/40 and 24/8

1st number: 2 10/40, 2nd number: 3 0/8

90/40 + 24/8 is 21/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    90/40 = 90 × 1/40 × 1 = 90/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    24/8 = 24 × 5/8 × 5 = 120/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/40 + 120/40 = 90 + 120/40 = 210/40
  5. 210/40 simplified gives 21/4
  6. So, 90/40 + 24/8 = 21/4
    In mixed form: 51/4

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