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Add 10/12 and 2/5

10/12 + 2/5 is 37/30.

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,
    2/5 = 2 × 12/5 × 12 = 24/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/60 + 24/60 = 50 + 24/60 = 74/60
  5. 74/60 simplified gives 37/30
  6. So, 10/12 + 2/5 = 37/30
    In mixed form: 17/30

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