# 8/9 plus 5/12 as a fraction 8/9 + 5/12 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 8/9 plus 5/12 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

8/9+5/12 equals to
8/9 + 5/12 = (?)
8/9 + 5/12 = [(8 x 12) + (5 x 9)]/(9 x 12)
= (96 + 45)/108
= 141/108
= (3 x 47)/(3 x 36)
= 47/36
8/9 + 5/12 = 47/36
8/9 plus 5/12 is equal to 47/36

where
8/9 is a fraction as an addend,
5/12 is a fraction as an addend,
47/36 is the sum of 8/9 and 5/12.

8/9 plus 5/12 as a decimal
8/9 + 5/12 = 47/36
47/36 = 1.3056
8/9+5/12 as a decimal is 1.3056
where
1.3056 is the sum of 8/9 and 5/12.

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## How-to: 8/9 + 5/12 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 8/9 plus 5/12 in simplest form by using the following methods:
1. LCM method,
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
What is 8/9 plus 5/12 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 8/9
Fraction B: 5/12

What to be found?
8/9+5/12 = ?
Find what's the sum of 8/9 and 5/12.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 8/9 and 5/12 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 8/9 and 5/12 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 8/9 and 5/12:
The LCM of 9 and 12 is 36.

step 4 Write the fractions 8/9 and 5/12 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=8/9+5/12
=(8 x 36)/(9 x 36)+(5 x 36)/(12 x 36)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=32/36+15/36

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/36 x (32/1+15/1)
=1/36 x (32 + 15)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/36 x 47
=47/36
8/9+5/12=47/36

Hence,
8/9 plus 5/12 equals to 47/36 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 8/9
Fraction B: 5/12

What to be found?
8/9+5/12 = ?
Find what's the sum of 8/9 and 5/12.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (8 x 12), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (5 x 9), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (9 x 12) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (8 x 12) + (5 x 9)/(9 x 12)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (96 + 45)/108
= 141/108
= 47/36
8/9+5/12 = 47/36
Hence,
8/9 plus 5/12 = 47/36 