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Add 12/7 and 30/60

1st number: 1 5/7, 2nd number: 30/60

12/7 + 30/60 is 31/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    12/7 = 12 × 60/7 × 60 = 720/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    30/60 = 30 × 7/60 × 7 = 210/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/420 + 210/420 = 720 + 210/420 = 930/420
  5. 930/420 simplified gives 31/14
  6. So, 12/7 + 30/60 = 31/14
    In mixed form: 23/14

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