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Add 20/12 and 1/35

1st number: 1 8/12, 2nd number: 1/35

20/12 + 1/35 is 178/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 35 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    20/12 = 20 × 35/12 × 35 = 700/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    1/35 = 1 × 12/35 × 12 = 12/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/420 + 12/420 = 700 + 12/420 = 712/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 178/105
  6. In mixed form: 173/105

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