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Add 70/12 and 45/4

1st number: 5 10/12, 2nd number: 11 1/4

70/12 + 45/4 is 205/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 4 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    70/12 = 70 × 1/12 × 1 = 70/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 3 = 12,
    45/4 = 45 × 3/4 × 3 = 135/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/12 + 135/12 = 70 + 135/12 = 205/12
  5. In mixed form: 171/12

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