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Add 2/12 and 45/10

1st number: 2/12, 2nd number: 4 5/10

2/12 + 45/10 is 14/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 10 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    2/12 = 2 × 5/12 × 5 = 10/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    45/10 = 45 × 6/10 × 6 = 270/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/60 + 270/60 = 10 + 270/60 = 280/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/3
  6. In mixed form: 42/3

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