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Add 21/12 and 5/35

1st number: 1 9/12, 2nd number: 5/35

21/12 + 5/35 is 53/28.

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,
    21/12 = 21 × 35/12 × 35 = 735/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    5/35 = 5 × 12/35 × 12 = 60/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    735/420 + 60/420 = 735 + 60/420 = 795/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/28
  6. In mixed form: 125/28

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