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Add 12/6 and 12/10

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 1 2/10

12/6 + 12/10 is 16/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    12/6 = 12 × 5/6 × 5 = 60/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    12/10 = 12 × 3/10 × 3 = 36/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/30 + 36/30 = 60 + 36/30 = 96/30
  5. 96/30 simplified gives 16/5
  6. So, 12/6 + 12/10 = 16/5
    In mixed form: 31/5

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