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What is 9/12 + 10/12?

What is 9/12 + 10/12?

Let's add

9
12
+
10
12

Step 1

Since our denominators match, we can add the numerators.

9 + 10 = 19

Answer:

19
12

Step 2

Now, do we need to simplify this fraction?

First, we attempt to divide it by 2...

Nope. Try the next prime number, 3...

Nope. Try the next prime number, 5...

Nope. Try the next prime number, 7...

Nope. Try the next prime number, 11...

Nope. Try the next prime number, 13...

No good. 13 is larger than 12. So we're done reducing.

Congratulations! Here's your final answer to 9/12 + 10/12

9
12
+
10
12
=
19
12
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