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Add 14/12 and 21/40

1st number: 1 2/12, 2nd number: 21/40

14/12 + 21/40 is 203/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,
    14/12 = 14 × 10/12 × 10 = 140/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    21/40 = 21 × 3/40 × 3 = 63/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/120 + 63/120 = 140 + 63/120 = 203/120
  5. In mixed form: 183/120

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