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Add 10/12 and 21/18

1st number: 10/12, 2nd number: 1 3/18

10/12 + 21/18 is 2/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    10/12 = 10 × 3/12 × 3 = 30/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    21/18 = 21 × 2/18 × 2 = 42/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/36 + 42/36 = 30 + 42/36 = 72/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/1

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