# 5/12 plus 1/7 as a fraction 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 