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Add 5/12 and 72/10

1st number: 5/12, 2nd number: 7 2/10

5/12 + 72/10 is 457/60.

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,
    72/10 = 72 × 6/10 × 6 = 432/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/60 + 432/60 = 25 + 432/60 = 457/60
  5. In mixed form: 737/60

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