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Add 27/60 and 12/9

1st number: 27/60, 2nd number: 1 3/9

27/60 + 12/9 is 107/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 9 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    27/60 = 27 × 3/60 × 3 = 81/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    12/9 = 12 × 20/9 × 20 = 240/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/180 + 240/180 = 81 + 240/180 = 321/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 107/60
  6. In mixed form: 147/60

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