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Add 84/12 and 50/30

1st number: 7 0/12, 2nd number: 1 20/30

84/12 + 50/30 is 26/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 30 is 60

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    84/12 = 84 × 5/12 × 5 = 420/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    50/30 = 50 × 2/30 × 2 = 100/60
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    420/60 + 100/60 = 420 + 100/60 = 520/60
  5. 520/60 simplified gives 26/3
  6. So, 84/12 + 50/30 = 26/3
    In mixed form: 82/3

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