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Add 5/30 and 10/25

5/30 + 10/25 is 17/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 25 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    5/30 = 5 × 5/30 × 5 = 25/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 6 = 150,
    10/25 = 10 × 6/25 × 6 = 60/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    25/150 + 60/150 = 25 + 60/150 = 85/150
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/30

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