# What is 5/6 + 1/12?

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5/6 + 1/12 = 11/12 in fraction form

5/6 + 1/12 = 0.9167 in decimal form
This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information for adding 5/6 and 1/12 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such two fractions addition calculations efficiently.

## How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 5/6+1/12?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find the equivalent fraction between 5/6 and 1/12 by adding two fractions with different, unequal or unlike denominators. The sum in fraction form for 5/6 plus 1/12 can be obtained by using anyone of the two methods below.
1. LCM method
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method
What is 5/6 plus 1/12 as a fraction by addition using LCM method?

step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
Input parameters and values:
5/6 & 1/12
5/6+1/12 = ?

step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
The LCM for 6 and 12 is 12.

step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
=(5 x 12)/(6 x 12)+(1 x 12)/(12 x 12)
=10/12+1/12
=(10 + 1)/12

step 4 Add both numerator and rewrite it in a single form.
=11/12
5/6+1/12=11/12

By using LCM method, 11/12 is the equivalent fraction by adding 5/6 and 1/12.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Address formula and input values.
Input values:
5/6 & 1/12
5/6 + 1/12 = ?

step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
= (5 x 12) + (1 x 6)/(6 x 12)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
= (60 + 6)/72
= 66/72
= 11/12
5/6+1/12 = 11/12
By using cross multiplication method, 11/12 is the addition between two fractions 5/6 and 1/12.