# What is 5/24+13/12?

How much is 524 plus 1312. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 3124
• 1 724
• 1.2917 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

524 + 1312 = 3124

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

Multiples of 24 are   24 ....etc

Multiples of 12 are   12, 24 ...etc

The LCM of 24 and 12 is 24. So, the common denominator of 524 and 1312 is 24. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 524 + 1312
• 5 * 124 * 1 + 13 * 212 * 2
• 524 + 2624

• 524 + 2624
• 5 + 2624
• 3124

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

Simplify

• 3124
• 1 724
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 31 and 24 is 1, the fraction 3124 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

2. ### Convert improper fraction 3124 to mixed number

• 3124
• 1 724

31 divided by 24 is 1 with a remainder of 7