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Add 5/30 and 12/28

5/30 + 12/28 is 25/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 28 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 14 = 420,
    5/30 = 5 × 14/30 × 14 = 70/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    12/28 = 12 × 15/28 × 15 = 180/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/420 + 180/420 = 70 + 180/420 = 250/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/42

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