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Add 60/56 and 27/12

1st number: 1 4/56, 2nd number: 2 3/12

60/56 + 27/12 is 93/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 12 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    60/56 = 60 × 3/56 × 3 = 180/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 14 = 168,
    27/12 = 27 × 14/12 × 14 = 378/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/168 + 378/168 = 180 + 378/168 = 558/168
  5. 558/168 simplified gives 93/28
  6. So, 60/56 + 27/12 = 93/28
    In mixed form: 39/28

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