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Add 1/5 and 1/30

1/5 + 1/30 is 7/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    1/5 = 1 × 6/5 × 6 = 6/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    1/30 = 1 × 1/30 × 1 = 1/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/30 + 1/30 = 6 + 1/30 = 7/30

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