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Add 12/14 and 7/5

1st number: 12/14, 2nd number: 1 2/5

12/14 + 7/5 is 79/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 5 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 5 × 14 = 70,
    7/5 = 7 × 14/5 × 14 = 98/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/70 + 98/70 = 60 + 98/70 = 158/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/35
  6. In mixed form: 29/35

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