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Add 1/12 and 9/4

1st number: 1/12, 2nd number: 2 1/4

1/12 + 9/4 is 7/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    1/12 = 1 × 1/12 × 1 = 1/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    9/4 = 9 × 3/4 × 3 = 27/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1/12 + 27/12 = 1 + 27/12 = 28/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/3
  6. In mixed form: 21/3

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