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Add 5/12 and 1/30

5/12 + 1/30 is 9/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    5/12 = 5 × 5/12 × 5 = 25/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    1/30 = 1 × 2/30 × 2 = 2/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/60 + 2/60 = 25 + 2/60 = 27/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/20

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