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Add 30/6 and 35/5

1st number: 5 0/6, 2nd number: 7 0/5

30/6 + 35/5 is 12/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 5 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    30/6 = 30 × 5/6 × 5 = 150/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    35/5 = 35 × 6/5 × 6 = 210/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/30 + 210/30 = 150 + 210/30 = 360/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 12/1

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