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Add 1/12 and 35/63

1/12 + 35/63 is 23/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 63 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 21 = 252,
    1/12 = 1 × 21/12 × 21 = 21/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 4 = 252,
    35/63 = 35 × 4/63 × 4 = 140/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/252 + 140/252 = 21 + 140/252 = 161/252
  5. 161/252 simplified gives 23/36
  6. So, 1/12 + 35/63 = 23/36

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