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Add 18/12 and 60/32

1st number: 1 6/12, 2nd number: 1 28/32

18/12 + 60/32 is 27/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 32 is 96
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 8 = 96,
    18/12 = 18 × 8/12 × 8 = 144/96
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 3 = 96,
    60/32 = 60 × 3/32 × 3 = 180/96
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/96 + 180/96 = 144 + 180/96 = 324/96
  5. 324/96 simplified gives 27/8
  6. So, 18/12 + 60/32 = 27/8
    In mixed form: 33/8

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