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Add 10/8 and 2/12

1st number: 1 2/8, 2nd number: 2/12

10/8 + 2/12 is 17/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 12 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    10/8 = 10 × 3/8 × 3 = 30/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 2 = 24,
    2/12 = 2 × 2/12 × 2 = 4/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/24 + 4/24 = 30 + 4/24 = 34/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/12
  6. In mixed form: 15/12

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