# What is 8/9 + 7/12? getcalc.com's two fractions addition calculator is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for sum of two fractional numbers with different, unequal or unlike denominators 8/9 and 7/12.

8/9 + 7/12 = 53/36 in fraction form

8/9 + 7/12 = 1.4722 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information for adding 8/9 and 7/12 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such two fractions addition calculations efficiently.

## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 8/9+7/12?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find the equivalent fraction between 8/9 and 7/12 by adding two fractions with different, unequal or unlike denominators. The sum in fraction form for 8/9 plus 7/12 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 8/9 plus 7/12 as a fraction by addition using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
8/9 & 7/12
8/9+7/12 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 9 and 12 is 36.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(8 x 36)/(9 x 36)+(7 x 36)/(12 x 36)
=32/36+21/36
=(32 + 21)/36

step 4 Add both numerator and rewrite it in a single form.
=53/36
8/9+7/12=53/36

By using LCM method, 53/36 is the equivalent fraction by adding 8/9 and 7/12.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
8/9 & 7/12
8/9 + 7/12 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (8 x 12) + (7 x 9)/(9 x 12)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (96 + 63)/108
= 159/108
= 53/36
8/9+7/12 = 53/36
By using cross multiplication method, 53/36 is the addition between two fractions 8/9 and 7/12. 