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Add 12/5 and 36/30

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 1 6/30

12/5 + 36/30 is 18/5.

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,
    12/5 = 12 × 6/5 × 6 = 72/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    36/30 = 36 × 1/30 × 1 = 36/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/30 + 36/30 = 72 + 36/30 = 108/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 18/5
  6. In mixed form: 33/5

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