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Add 27/12 and 70/40

1st number: 2 3/12, 2nd number: 1 30/40

27/12 + 70/40 is 4/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,
    27/12 = 27 × 10/12 × 10 = 270/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    70/40 = 70 × 3/40 × 3 = 210/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/120 + 210/120 = 270 + 210/120 = 480/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/1

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