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Add 20/12 and 63/30

1st number: 1 8/12, 2nd number: 2 3/30

20/12 + 63/30 is 113/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    20/12 = 20 × 5/12 × 5 = 100/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    63/30 = 63 × 2/30 × 2 = 126/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/60 + 126/60 = 100 + 126/60 = 226/60
  5. 226/60 simplified gives 113/30
  6. So, 20/12 + 63/30 = 113/30
    In mixed form: 323/30

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