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Add 15/5 and 30/12

1st number: 3 0/5, 2nd number: 2 6/12

15/5 + 30/12 is 11/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    15/5 = 15 × 12/5 × 12 = 180/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    30/12 = 30 × 5/12 × 5 = 150/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/60 + 150/60 = 180 + 150/60 = 330/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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