# How do you write the fraction as a sum of unit fractions: 5/12?

##### 1 Answer
Dec 15, 2016

$\frac{1}{12} + \frac{1}{12} + \frac{1}{12} + \frac{1}{12} + \frac{1}{12}$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{1}{12} + \frac{1}{12} + \frac{1}{12} + \frac{1}{12} + \frac{1}{12} = \frac{1 + 1 + 1 + 1 + 1}{12} = \frac{5}{12}$