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Add 30/5 and 10/12

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 10/12

30/5 + 10/12 is 41/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    30/5 = 30 × 12/5 × 12 = 360/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    10/12 = 10 × 5/12 × 5 = 50/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/60 + 50/60 = 360 + 50/60 = 410/60
  5. 410/60 simplified gives 41/6
  6. So, 30/5 + 10/12 = 41/6
    In mixed form: 65/6

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