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Add 1/30 and 3/12

1/30 + 3/12 is 17/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    1/30 = 1 × 2/30 × 2 = 2/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    3/12 = 3 × 5/12 × 5 = 15/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/60 + 15/60 = 2 + 15/60 = 17/60

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