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Add 60/12 and 63/30

1st number: 5 0/12, 2nd number: 2 3/30

60/12 + 63/30 is 71/10.

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,
    63/30 = 63 × 2/30 × 2 = 126/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/60 + 126/60 = 300 + 126/60 = 426/60
  5. 426/60 simplified gives 71/10
  6. So, 60/12 + 63/30 = 71/10
    In mixed form: 71/10

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