Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 12/60 and 1/7

12/60 + 1/7 is 12/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 7 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    12/60 = 12 × 7/60 × 7 = 84/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    1/7 = 1 × 60/7 × 60 = 60/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/420 + 60/420 = 84 + 60/420 = 144/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12/35

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com