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Add 5/12 and 7/35

5/12 + 7/35 is 37/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 35 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    5/12 = 5 × 35/12 × 35 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    7/35 = 7 × 12/35 × 12 = 84/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/420 + 84/420 = 175 + 84/420 = 259/420
  5. 259/420 simplified gives 37/60
  6. So, 5/12 + 7/35 = 37/60

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