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Add 14/12 and 21/54

1st number: 1 2/12, 2nd number: 21/54

14/12 + 21/54 is 14/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    14/12 = 14 × 9/12 × 9 = 126/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    21/54 = 21 × 2/54 × 2 = 42/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/108 + 42/108 = 126 + 42/108 = 168/108
  5. 168/108 simplified gives 14/9
  6. So, 14/12 + 21/54 = 14/9
    In mixed form: 15/9

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