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Add 4/5 and 18/12

1st number: 4/5, 2nd number: 1 6/12

4/5 + 18/12 is 23/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    4/5 = 4 × 12/5 × 12 = 48/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    18/12 = 18 × 5/12 × 5 = 90/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/60 + 90/60 = 48 + 90/60 = 138/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/10
  6. In mixed form: 23/10

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