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Add 20/12 and 6/7

1st number: 1 8/12, 2nd number: 6/7

20/12 + 6/7 is 53/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    20/12 = 20 × 7/12 × 7 = 140/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    6/7 = 6 × 12/7 × 12 = 72/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/84 + 72/84 = 140 + 72/84 = 212/84
  5. 212/84 simplified gives 53/21
  6. So, 20/12 + 6/7 = 53/21
    In mixed form: 211/21

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