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Add 36/12 and 7/28

1st number: 3 0/12, 2nd number: 7/28

36/12 + 7/28 is 13/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    36/12 = 36 × 7/12 × 7 = 252/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    7/28 = 7 × 3/28 × 3 = 21/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/84 + 21/84 = 252 + 21/84 = 273/84
  5. 273/84 simplified gives 13/4
  6. So, 36/12 + 7/28 = 13/4
    In mixed form: 31/4

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