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Add 12/4 and 27/30

1st number: 3 0/4, 2nd number: 27/30

12/4 + 27/30 is 39/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    12/4 = 12 × 15/4 × 15 = 180/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    27/30 = 27 × 2/30 × 2 = 54/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/60 + 54/60 = 180 + 54/60 = 234/60
  5. 234/60 simplified gives 39/10
  6. So, 12/4 + 27/30 = 39/10
    In mixed form: 39/10

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