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Add 72/6 and 9/30

1st number: 12 0/6, 2nd number: 9/30

72/6 + 9/30 is 123/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    72/6 = 72 × 5/6 × 5 = 360/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    9/30 = 9 × 1/30 × 1 = 9/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/30 + 9/30 = 360 + 9/30 = 369/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 123/10
  6. In mixed form: 123/10

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