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Add 6/5 and 5/6

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 5/6

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

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    6/5 = 6 × 6/5 × 6 = 36/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    5/6 = 5 × 5/6 × 5 = 25/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/30 + 25/30 = 36 + 25/30 = 61/30
  5. In mixed form: 21/30

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