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Add 5/12 and 5/90

5/12 + 5/90 is 17/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 90 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    5/12 = 5 × 15/12 × 15 = 75/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 2 = 180,
    5/90 = 5 × 2/90 × 2 = 10/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/180 + 10/180 = 75 + 10/180 = 85/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/36

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