# How do you simplify 5/12 + 1/9?

Sep 4, 2016

$\frac{19}{36}$
$\frac{5}{12} + \frac{1}{9}$
$= \frac{5 \times 3}{12 \times 3} + \frac{1 \times 4}{9 \times 4}$
$= \frac{15}{36} + \frac{4}{36} = \frac{19}{36}$