# How do you simplify #1/12+7/9#?

##### 1 Answer

The simplest fraction is

#### Explanation:

To add fractions, first we need to make sure the denominators are equal, and then we can simply add the numerators.

We can use a multiple of the denominators as a common denominator and we can find it by multiplying the denominators with each other.

81 is our common denominator and we can modify the numerators by multiplying them with the denominator of the other fraction.

This gives us

This can be further simplified by dividing both the numerator and denominator by 3, which leaves us with

To express this as an improper fraction, we can use long division and divide 31 with 27 and get a quotient of 1 and a remainder of 4. We can express this in an improper fraction 1