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Add 30/12 and 5/20

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 5/20

30/12 + 5/20 is 11/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    30/12 = 30 × 5/12 × 5 = 150/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    5/20 = 5 × 3/20 × 3 = 15/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/60 + 15/60 = 150 + 15/60 = 165/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/4
  6. In mixed form: 23/4

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