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Add 6/30 and 1/12

6/30 + 1/12 is 17/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 12 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    6/30 = 6 × 2/30 × 2 = 12/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    1/12 = 1 × 5/12 × 5 = 5/60
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    12/60 + 5/60 = 12 + 5/60 = 17/60
  5. So, 6/30 + 1/12 = 17/60

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