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Add 14/12 and 8/27

1st number: 1 2/12, 2nd number: 8/27

14/12 + 8/27 is 79/54.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 27 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 27 × 4 = 108,
    8/27 = 8 × 4/27 × 4 = 32/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/108 + 32/108 = 126 + 32/108 = 158/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 79/54
  6. In mixed form: 125/54

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