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Add 20/5 and 5/30

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 5/30

20/5 + 5/30 is 25/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    20/5 = 20 × 6/5 × 6 = 120/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    5/30 = 5 × 1/30 × 1 = 5/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/30 + 5/30 = 120 + 5/30 = 125/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/6
  6. In mixed form: 41/6

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