# What is 10/21+1/24?

How much is 1021 plus 124. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 2956
• 0.5179 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

1021 + 124 = 87168

1. ### Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

Multiples of 21 are   21, 42, 63, 84, 105, 126, 147, 168 ....etc

Multiples of 24 are   24, 48, 72, 96, 120, 144, 168 ...etc

The LCM of 21 and 24 is 168. So, the common denominator of 1021 and 124 is 168. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1021 + 124
• 10 * 821 * 8 + 1 * 724 * 7
• 80168 + 7168

• 80168 + 7168
• 80 + 7168
• 87168

Add the numerators and place the sum over the common denominator.

Simplify

• 87168
• 2956
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 87168
• 87 ÷ 3168 ÷ 3
• 2956

The greatest common divisor of 87 and 168 is 3, the fraction 87168 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 3.