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Add 5/2 and 10/12

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

5/2 + 10/12 is 10/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 6 = 12,
    5/2 = 5 × 6/2 × 6 = 30/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    10/12 = 10 × 1/12 × 1 = 10/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/12 + 10/12 = 30 + 10/12 = 40/12
  5. 40/12 simplified gives 10/3
  6. So, 5/2 + 10/12 = 10/3
    In mixed form: 31/3

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