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Add 42/30 and 6/12

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

42/30 + 6/12 is 19/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    42/30 = 42 × 2/30 × 2 = 84/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    6/12 = 6 × 5/12 × 5 = 30/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    84/60 + 30/60 = 84 + 30/60 = 114/60
  5. 114/60 simplified gives 19/10
  6. So, 42/30 + 6/12 = 19/10
    In mixed form: 19/10

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