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Add 60/12 and 35/16

1st number: 5 0/12, 2nd number: 2 3/16

60/12 + 35/16 is 115/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    60/12 = 60 × 4/12 × 4 = 240/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    35/16 = 35 × 3/16 × 3 = 105/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/48 + 105/48 = 240 + 105/48 = 345/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 115/16
  6. In mixed form: 73/16

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