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Add 12/14 and 3/10

12/14 + 3/10 is 81/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 5 = 70,
    12/14 = 12 × 5/14 × 5 = 60/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    3/10 = 3 × 7/10 × 7 = 21/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/70 + 21/70 = 60 + 21/70 = 81/70
  5. In mixed form: 111/70

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