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Add 12/5 and 48/6

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 8 0/6

12/5 + 48/6 is 52/5.

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,
    48/6 = 48 × 5/6 × 5 = 240/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/30 + 240/30 = 72 + 240/30 = 312/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 52/5
  6. In mixed form: 102/5

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