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Add 56/35 and 18/12

1st number: 1 21/35, 2nd number: 1 6/12

56/35 + 18/12 is 31/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 12 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    56/35 = 56 × 12/35 × 12 = 672/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    18/12 = 18 × 35/12 × 35 = 630/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/420 + 630/420 = 672 + 630/420 = 1302/420
  5. 1302/420 simplified gives 31/10
  6. So, 56/35 + 18/12 = 31/10
    In mixed form: 31/10

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