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Add 4/6 and 2/12

4/6 + 2/12 is 5/6.

Steps for adding fractions

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

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