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Add 27/6 and 12/7

1st number: 4 3/6, 2nd number: 1 5/7

27/6 + 12/7 is 87/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    27/6 = 27 × 7/6 × 7 = 189/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    12/7 = 12 × 6/7 × 6 = 72/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/42 + 72/42 = 189 + 72/42 = 261/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/14
  6. In mixed form: 63/14

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