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Add 5/10 and 12/20

5/10 + 12/20 is 11/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 2 = 20,
    5/10 = 5 × 2/10 × 2 = 10/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    12/20 = 12 × 1/20 × 1 = 12/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/20 + 12/20 = 10 + 12/20 = 22/20
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/10
  6. In mixed form: 11/10

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