23+24

Factor 2 out of 2.

23+2(1)4

Cancel the common factors.

Factor 2 out of 4.

23+2⋅12⋅2

Cancel the common factor.

23+2⋅12⋅2

Rewrite the expression.

23+12

23+12

23+12

To write 23 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.

23⋅22+12

To write 12 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 33.

23⋅22+12⋅33

Multiply 23 and 22.

2⋅23⋅2+12⋅33

Multiply 3 by 2.

2⋅26+12⋅33

Multiply 12 and 33.

2⋅26+32⋅3

Multiply 2 by 3.

2⋅26+36

2⋅26+36

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

2⋅2+36

Multiply 2 by 2.

4+36

Add 4 and 3.

76

76

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

76

Decimal Form:

1.16‾

Mixed Number Form:

116

Add 2/3+2/4