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Add 35/12 and 40/14

1st number: 2 11/12, 2nd number: 2 12/14

35/12 + 40/14 is 485/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 14 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    35/12 = 35 × 7/12 × 7 = 245/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 6 = 84,
    40/14 = 40 × 6/14 × 6 = 240/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/84 + 240/84 = 245 + 240/84 = 485/84
  5. In mixed form: 565/84

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