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Add 60/12 and 42/30

1st number: 5 0/12, 2nd number: 1 12/30

60/12 + 42/30 is 32/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    60/12 = 60 × 5/12 × 5 = 300/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    42/30 = 42 × 2/30 × 2 = 84/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/60 + 84/60 = 300 + 84/60 = 384/60
  5. 384/60 simplified gives 32/5
  6. So, 60/12 + 42/30 = 32/5
    In mixed form: 62/5

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