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Add 2/12 and 25/45

2/12 + 25/45 is 13/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 45 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 15 = 180,
    2/12 = 2 × 15/12 × 15 = 30/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 4 = 180,
    25/45 = 25 × 4/45 × 4 = 100/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/180 + 100/180 = 30 + 100/180 = 130/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/18

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