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Add 1/2 and 5/30

1/2 + 5/30 is 2/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 15 = 30,
    1/2 = 1 × 15/2 × 15 = 15/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    5/30 = 5 × 1/30 × 1 = 5/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/30 + 5/30 = 15 + 5/30 = 20/30
  5. 20/30 simplified gives 2/3
  6. So, 1/2 + 5/30 = 2/3

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