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Add 7/5 and 3/12

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

7/5 + 3/12 is 33/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    7/5 = 7 × 12/5 × 12 = 84/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    3/12 = 3 × 5/12 × 5 = 15/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/60 + 15/60 = 84 + 15/60 = 99/60
  5. 99/60 simplified gives 33/20
  6. So, 7/5 + 3/12 = 33/20
    In mixed form: 113/20

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