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Add 72/54 and 9/12

1st number: 1 18/54, 2nd number: 9/12

72/54 + 9/12 is 25/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 12 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    72/54 = 72 × 2/54 × 2 = 144/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    9/12 = 9 × 9/12 × 9 = 81/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/108 + 81/108 = 144 + 81/108 = 225/108
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/12
  6. In mixed form: 21/12

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