What is 2/12+1/10?

How much is 212 plus 110. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 415
  • 0.2667 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

212 + 110 = 1660

  1. Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

    Multiples of 12 are   12, 24, 36, 48, 60 ....etc

    Multiples of 10 are   10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 ...etc

    The LCM of 12 and 10 is 60. So, the common denominator of 212 and 110 is 60. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 212 + 110
    • 2 * 512 * 5 + 1 * 610 * 6
    • 1060 + 660
  2. Add

    • 1060 + 660
    • 10 + 660
    • 1660

    Add the numerators and place the sum over the common denominator.

Simplify

  • 1660
  • 415
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 1660
    • 16 ÷ 460 ÷ 4
    • 415

    The greatest common divisor of 16 and 60 is 4, the fraction 1660 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 4.