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Add 12/25 and 4/30

12/25 + 4/30 is 46/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 30 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    12/25 = 12 × 6/25 × 6 = 72/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    4/30 = 4 × 5/30 × 5 = 20/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/150 + 20/150 = 72 + 20/150 = 92/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 46/75

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