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Add 30/12 and 50/15

1st number: 2 6/12, 2nd number: 3 5/15

30/12 + 50/15 is 35/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 15 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 15 × 4 = 60,
    50/15 = 50 × 4/15 × 4 = 200/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/60 + 200/60 = 150 + 200/60 = 350/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/6
  6. In mixed form: 55/6

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