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Add 12/6 and 4/10

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 4/10

12/6 + 4/10 is 12/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    12/6 = 12 × 5/6 × 5 = 60/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    4/10 = 4 × 3/10 × 3 = 12/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/30 + 12/30 = 60 + 12/30 = 72/30
  5. 72/30 simplified gives 12/5
  6. So, 12/6 + 4/10 = 12/5
    In mixed form: 22/5

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