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Add 5/10 and 30/12

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

5/10 + 30/12 is 3/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 6 = 60,
    5/10 = 5 × 6/10 × 6 = 30/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    30/12 = 30 × 5/12 × 5 = 150/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/60 + 150/60 = 30 + 150/60 = 180/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/1

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