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Add 27/36 and 12/18

27/36 + 12/18 is 17/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 18 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    27/36 = 27 × 1/36 × 1 = 27/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    12/18 = 12 × 2/18 × 2 = 24/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/36 + 24/36 = 27 + 24/36 = 51/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/12
  6. In mixed form: 15/12

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