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Add 50/12 and 30/5

1st number: 4 2/12, 2nd number: 6 0/5

50/12 + 30/5 is 61/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    50/12 = 50 × 5/12 × 5 = 250/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    30/5 = 30 × 12/5 × 12 = 360/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    250/60 + 360/60 = 250 + 360/60 = 610/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/6
  6. In mixed form: 101/6

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