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Add 5/30 and 50/40

1st number: 5/30, 2nd number: 1 10/40

5/30 + 50/40 is 17/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    5/30 = 5 × 4/30 × 4 = 20/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    50/40 = 50 × 3/40 × 3 = 150/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/120 + 150/120 = 20 + 150/120 = 170/120
  5. 170/120 simplified gives 17/12
  6. So, 5/30 + 50/40 = 17/12
    In mixed form: 15/12

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