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Add 10/12 and 1/5

10/12 + 1/5 is 31/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    10/12 = 10 × 5/12 × 5 = 50/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    1/5 = 1 × 12/5 × 12 = 12/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/60 + 12/60 = 50 + 12/60 = 62/60
  5. 62/60 simplified gives 31/30
  6. So, 10/12 + 1/5 = 31/30
    In mixed form: 11/30

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