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Add 6/12 and 1/5

6/12 + 1/5 is 7/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    6/12 = 6 × 5/12 × 5 = 30/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    1/5 = 1 × 12/5 × 12 = 12/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/60 + 12/60 = 30 + 12/60 = 42/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/10

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