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Add 1/12 and 90/16

1st number: 1/12, 2nd number: 5 10/16

1/12 + 90/16 is 137/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 4 = 48,
    1/12 = 1 × 4/12 × 4 = 4/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    90/16 = 90 × 3/16 × 3 = 270/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/48 + 270/48 = 4 + 270/48 = 274/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 137/24
  6. In mixed form: 517/24

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