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Add 12/75 and 56/12

1st number: 12/75, 2nd number: 4 8/12

12/75 + 56/12 is 362/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    12/75 = 12 × 4/75 × 4 = 48/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    56/12 = 56 × 25/12 × 25 = 1400/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/300 + 1400/300 = 48 + 1400/300 = 1448/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 362/75
  6. In mixed form: 462/75

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