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Add 36/70 and 2/12

36/70 + 2/12 is 143/210.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 12 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 6 = 420,
    36/70 = 36 × 6/70 × 6 = 216/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    2/12 = 2 × 35/12 × 35 = 70/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/420 + 70/420 = 216 + 70/420 = 286/420
  5. 286/420 simplified gives 143/210
  6. So, 36/70 + 2/12 = 143/210

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