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Add 12/30 and 3/48

12/30 + 3/48 is 37/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 8 = 240,
    12/30 = 12 × 8/30 × 8 = 96/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    3/48 = 3 × 5/48 × 5 = 15/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/240 + 15/240 = 96 + 15/240 = 111/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/80

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