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Add 1/12 and 5/27

1/12 + 5/27 is 29/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 27 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    1/12 = 1 × 9/12 × 9 = 9/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    5/27 = 5 × 4/27 × 4 = 20/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/108 + 20/108 = 9 + 20/108 = 29/108
  5. So, 1/12 + 5/27 = 29/108

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