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Add 45/30 and 60/12

1st number: 1 15/30, 2nd number: 5 0/12

45/30 + 60/12 is 13/2.

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,
    45/30 = 45 × 2/30 × 2 = 90/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    60/12 = 60 × 5/12 × 5 = 300/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/60 + 300/60 = 90 + 300/60 = 390/60
  5. 390/60 simplified gives 13/2
  6. So, 45/30 + 60/12 = 13/2
    In mixed form: 61/2

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