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Add 24/27 and 7/12

24/27 + 7/12 is 53/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 12 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    24/27 = 24 × 4/27 × 4 = 96/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    7/12 = 7 × 9/12 × 9 = 63/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/108 + 63/108 = 96 + 63/108 = 159/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/36
  6. In mixed form: 117/36

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