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Add 2/5 and 70/12

1st number: 2/5, 2nd number: 5 10/12

2/5 + 70/12 is 187/30.

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,
    2/5 = 2 × 12/5 × 12 = 24/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    70/12 = 70 × 5/12 × 5 = 350/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/60 + 350/60 = 24 + 350/60 = 374/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 187/30
  6. In mixed form: 67/30

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