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Add 5/12 and 2/10

5/12 + 2/10 is 37/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 10 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    5/12 = 5 × 5/12 × 5 = 25/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    2/10 = 2 × 6/10 × 6 = 12/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/60 + 12/60 = 25 + 12/60 = 37/60

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