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Add 27/12 and 12/45

1st number: 2 3/12, 2nd number: 12/45

27/12 + 12/45 is 151/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    27/12 = 27 × 15/12 × 15 = 405/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    12/45 = 12 × 4/45 × 4 = 48/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/180 + 48/180 = 405 + 48/180 = 453/180
  5. 453/180 simplified gives 151/60
  6. So, 27/12 + 12/45 = 151/60
    In mixed form: 231/60

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