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Add 5/10 and 12/84

5/10 + 12/84 is 9/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 42 = 420,
    5/10 = 5 × 42/10 × 42 = 210/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    12/84 = 12 × 5/84 × 5 = 60/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/420 + 60/420 = 210 + 60/420 = 270/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/14

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