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Add 35/12 and 1/5

1st number: 2 11/12, 2nd number: 1/5

35/12 + 1/5 is 187/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    35/12 = 35 × 5/12 × 5 = 175/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    1/5 = 1 × 12/5 × 12 = 12/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/60 + 12/60 = 175 + 12/60 = 187/60
  5. In mixed form: 37/60

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