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Add 12/30 and 20/12

1st number: 12/30, 2nd number: 1 8/12

12/30 + 20/12 is 31/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    12/30 = 12 × 2/30 × 2 = 24/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    20/12 = 20 × 5/12 × 5 = 100/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/60 + 100/60 = 24 + 100/60 = 124/60
  5. 124/60 simplified gives 31/15
  6. So, 12/30 + 20/12 = 31/15
    In mixed form: 21/15

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