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Add 5/10 and 12/56

5/10 + 12/56 is 5/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    5/10 = 5 × 28/10 × 28 = 140/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    12/56 = 12 × 5/56 × 5 = 60/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/280 + 60/280 = 140 + 60/280 = 200/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/7

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