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Add 54/12 and 35/21

1st number: 4 6/12, 2nd number: 1 14/21

54/12 + 35/21 is 37/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 21 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    54/12 = 54 × 7/12 × 7 = 378/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    35/21 = 35 × 4/21 × 4 = 140/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/84 + 140/84 = 378 + 140/84 = 518/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/6
  6. In mixed form: 61/6

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