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Add 12/5 and 24/6

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 4 0/6

12/5 + 24/6 is 32/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    12/5 = 12 × 6/5 × 6 = 72/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    24/6 = 24 × 5/6 × 5 = 120/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/30 + 120/30 = 72 + 120/30 = 192/30
  5. 192/30 simplified gives 32/5
  6. So, 12/5 + 24/6 = 32/5
    In mixed form: 62/5

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