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Add 60/30 and 84/72

1st number: 2 0/30, 2nd number: 1 12/72

60/30 + 84/72 is 19/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 12 = 360,
    60/30 = 60 × 12/30 × 12 = 720/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    84/72 = 84 × 5/72 × 5 = 420/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/360 + 420/360 = 720 + 420/360 = 1140/360
  5. 1140/360 simplified gives 19/6
  6. So, 60/30 + 84/72 = 19/6
    In mixed form: 31/6

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