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Add 30/12 and 30/72

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 30/72

30/12 + 30/72 is 35/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 6 = 72,
    30/12 = 30 × 6/12 × 6 = 180/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    30/72 = 30 × 1/72 × 1 = 30/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/72 + 30/72 = 180 + 30/72 = 210/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/12
  6. In mixed form: 211/12

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