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Add 12/15 and 8/12

12/15 + 8/12 is 22/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    12/15 = 12 × 4/15 × 4 = 48/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    8/12 = 8 × 5/12 × 5 = 40/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/60 + 40/60 = 48 + 40/60 = 88/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/15
  6. In mixed form: 17/15

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