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Add 42/28 and 12/45

1st number: 1 14/28, 2nd number: 12/45

42/28 + 12/45 is 53/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 45 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 45 = 1260,
    42/28 = 42 × 45/28 × 45 = 1890/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 28 = 1260,
    12/45 = 12 × 28/45 × 28 = 336/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1890/1260 + 336/1260 = 1890 + 336/1260 = 2226/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/30
  6. In mixed form: 123/30

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