
+ 

= 

Find the LCM (Least common denominator) of the two denominators:
LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 24
For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24

= 

= 

Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,

= 

= 

Add the two like fractions:
= 

+ 

= 

= 

Reduce 10/24 to lowest terms:
Find the GCD (Greatest common divisor) of numerator and denominator
GCD of 10 and 24 is 2
= 

= 
