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Add 5/12 and 35/8

1st number: 5/12, 2nd number: 4 3/8

5/12 + 35/8 is 115/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    5/12 = 5 × 2/12 × 2 = 10/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    35/8 = 35 × 3/8 × 3 = 105/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/24 + 105/24 = 10 + 105/24 = 115/24
  5. In mixed form: 419/24

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