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Add 5/6 and 3/12

5/6 + 3/12 is 13/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    5/6 = 5 × 2/6 × 2 = 10/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    3/12 = 3 × 1/12 × 1 = 3/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/12 + 3/12 = 10 + 3/12 = 13/12
  5. In mixed form: 11/12

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