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Add 12/20 and 54/30

1st number: 12/20, 2nd number: 1 24/30

12/20 + 54/30 is 12/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    12/20 = 12 × 3/20 × 3 = 36/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    54/30 = 54 × 2/30 × 2 = 108/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/60 + 108/60 = 36 + 108/60 = 144/60
  5. 144/60 simplified gives 12/5
  6. So, 12/20 + 54/30 = 12/5
    In mixed form: 22/5

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