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Add 70/12 and 27/45

1st number: 5 10/12, 2nd number: 27/45

70/12 + 27/45 is 193/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    70/12 = 70 × 15/12 × 15 = 1050/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    27/45 = 27 × 4/45 × 4 = 108/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1050/180 + 108/180 = 1050 + 108/180 = 1158/180
  5. 1158/180 simplified gives 193/30
  6. So, 70/12 + 27/45 = 193/30
    In mixed form: 613/30

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