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Add 27/12 and 35/15

1st number: 2 3/12, 2nd number: 2 5/15

27/12 + 35/15 is 55/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    27/12 = 27 × 5/12 × 5 = 135/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    35/15 = 35 × 4/15 × 4 = 140/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/60 + 140/60 = 135 + 140/60 = 275/60
  5. 275/60 simplified gives 55/12
  6. So, 27/12 + 35/15 = 55/12
    In mixed form: 47/12

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