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Add 10/5 and 7/12

1st number: 2 0/5, 2nd number: 7/12

10/5 + 7/12 is 31/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    10/5 = 10 × 12/5 × 12 = 120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    7/12 = 7 × 5/12 × 5 = 35/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/60 + 35/60 = 120 + 35/60 = 155/60
  5. 155/60 simplified gives 31/12
  6. So, 10/5 + 7/12 = 31/12
    In mixed form: 27/12

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