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Add 12/10 and 15/96

1st number: 1 2/10, 2nd number: 15/96

12/10 + 15/96 is 217/160.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 48 = 480,
    12/10 = 12 × 48/10 × 48 = 576/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    15/96 = 15 × 5/96 × 5 = 75/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/480 + 75/480 = 576 + 75/480 = 651/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 217/160
  6. In mixed form: 157/160

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