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Add 12/2 and 1/45

1st number: 6 0/2, 2nd number: 1/45

12/2 + 1/45 is 271/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 45 = 90,
    12/2 = 12 × 45/2 × 45 = 540/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    1/45 = 1 × 2/45 × 2 = 2/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/90 + 2/90 = 540 + 2/90 = 542/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 271/45
  6. In mixed form: 61/45

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