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Add 12/4 and 18/7

1st number: 3 0/4, 2nd number: 2 4/7

12/4 + 18/7 is 39/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    12/4 = 12 × 7/4 × 7 = 84/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    18/7 = 18 × 4/7 × 4 = 72/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/28 + 72/28 = 84 + 72/28 = 156/28
  5. 156/28 simplified gives 39/7
  6. So, 12/4 + 18/7 = 39/7
    In mixed form: 54/7

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