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Add 10/12 and 21/8

1st number: 10/12, 2nd number: 2 5/8

10/12 + 21/8 is 83/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    10/12 = 10 × 2/12 × 2 = 20/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    21/8 = 21 × 3/8 × 3 = 63/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/24 + 63/24 = 20 + 63/24 = 83/24
  5. In mixed form: 311/24

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