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Add 12/6 and 7/5

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

12/6 + 7/5 is 17/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 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 5 × 6 = 30,
    7/5 = 7 × 6/5 × 6 = 42/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/30 + 42/30 = 60 + 42/30 = 102/30
  5. 102/30 simplified gives 17/5
  6. So, 12/6 + 7/5 = 17/5
    In mixed form: 32/5

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