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    5/12 plus 1/7 as a fraction

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    5/12 + 1/7 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 5/12 plus 1/7 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

    5/12+1/7 equals to
    5/12 + 1/7 = (?)
    5/12 + 1/7 = [(5 x 7) + (1 x 12)]/(12 x 7)
    = (35 + 12)/84
    = 47/84
    5/12 + 1/7 = 47/84
    5/12 plus 1/7 is equal to 47/84

    where
    5/12 is a fraction as an addend,
    1/7 is a fraction as an addend,
    47/84 is the sum of 5/12 and 1/7.

    5/12 plus 1/7 as a decimal
    5/12 + 1/7 = 47/84
    47/84 = 0.5595
    5/12+1/7 as a decimal is 0.5595
    where
    0.5595 is the sum of 5/12 and 1/7.

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    How-to: 5/12 + 1/7 = ?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 5/12 plus 1/7 in simplest form by using the following methods:
    1. LCM method,
    2. Cross multiplication method.

    Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
    What is 5/12 plus 1/7 as a fraction?

    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 5/12
    Fraction B: 1/7

    What to be found?
    5/12+1/7 = ?
    Find what's the sum of 5/12 and 1/7.


    step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 5/12 and 1/7 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 5/12 and 1/7 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions addition.

    step 3For unlike fractions addition, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 5/12 and 1/7:
    The LCM of 12 and 7 is 84.


    step 4 Write the fractions 5/12 and 1/7 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
    =5/12+1/7
    =(5 x 84)/(12 x 84)+(1 x 84)/(7 x 84)


    step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
    =35/84+12/84


    step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
    =1/84 x (35/1+12/1)
    =1/84 x (35 + 12)


    step 7Simplify the above expression further:
    =1/84 x 47
    =47/84
    5/12+1/7=47/84

    Hence,
    5/12 plus 1/7 equals to 47/84 in fraction.



    Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input:
    Fraction A: 5/12
    Fraction B: 1/7

    What to be found?
    5/12+1/7 = ?
    Find what's the sum of 5/12 and 1/7.

    step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (5 x 7), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (1 x 12), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (12 x 7) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
    = (5 x 7) + (1 x 12)/(12 x 7)

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
    = (35 + 12)/84
    5/12+1/7 = 47/84
    Hence,
    5/12 plus 1/7 = 47/84

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