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Add 9/12 and 8/35

9/12 + 8/35 is 137/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 35 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    9/12 = 9 × 35/12 × 35 = 315/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    8/35 = 8 × 12/35 × 12 = 96/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/420 + 96/420 = 315 + 96/420 = 411/420
  5. 411/420 simplified gives 137/140
  6. So, 9/12 + 8/35 = 137/140

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