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Add 12/16 and 5/10

12/16 + 5/10 is 5/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 10 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    12/16 = 12 × 5/16 × 5 = 60/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    5/10 = 5 × 8/10 × 8 = 40/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/80 + 40/80 = 60 + 40/80 = 100/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/4
  6. In mixed form: 11/4

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