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Add 2/5 and 50/60

2/5 + 50/60 is 37/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    2/5 = 2 × 12/5 × 12 = 24/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    50/60 = 50 × 1/60 × 1 = 50/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/60 + 50/60 = 24 + 50/60 = 74/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/30
  6. In mixed form: 17/30

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