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Add 25/2 and 21/60

1st number: 12 1/2, 2nd number: 21/60

25/2 + 21/60 is 257/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 30 = 60,
    25/2 = 25 × 30/2 × 30 = 750/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    21/60 = 21 × 1/60 × 1 = 21/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/60 + 21/60 = 750 + 21/60 = 771/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 257/20
  6. In mixed form: 1217/20

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