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Add 7/5 and 1/6

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

7/5 + 1/6 is 47/30.

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,
    7/5 = 7 × 6/5 × 6 = 42/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    1/6 = 1 × 5/6 × 5 = 5/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/30 + 5/30 = 42 + 5/30 = 47/30
  5. In mixed form: 117/30

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