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Add 1/10 and 9/12

1/10 + 9/12 is 17/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    1/10 = 1 × 6/10 × 6 = 6/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    9/12 = 9 × 5/12 × 5 = 45/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/60 + 45/60 = 6 + 45/60 = 51/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/20

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