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Add 1/6 and 15/12

1st number: 1/6, 2nd number: 1 3/12

1/6 + 15/12 is 17/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    1/6 = 1 × 2/6 × 2 = 2/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    15/12 = 15 × 1/12 × 1 = 15/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/12 + 15/12 = 2 + 15/12 = 17/12
  5. In mixed form: 15/12

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