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Add 1/3 and 1/12

1/3 + 1/12 is 5/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    1/3 = 1 × 4/3 × 4 = 4/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    1/12 = 1 × 1/12 × 1 = 1/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/12 + 1/12 = 4 + 1/12 = 5/12
  5. So, 1/3 + 1/12 = 5/12

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