#### Answer

$\frac{17}{x}$

#### Work Step by Step

By inspection, we see that there is a common denominator of x. Therefore,
$\frac{5}{x}+\frac{12}{x}$
$=\frac{5+12}{x}$
$=\frac{17}{x}$

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$\frac{17}{x}$

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