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Add 54/40 and 1/12

1st number: 1 14/40, 2nd number: 1/12

54/40 + 1/12 is 43/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 12 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    54/40 = 54 × 3/40 × 3 = 162/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,
    1/12 = 1 × 10/12 × 10 = 10/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/120 + 10/120 = 162 + 10/120 = 172/120
  5. 172/120 simplified gives 43/30
  6. So, 54/40 + 1/12 = 43/30
    In mixed form: 113/30

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