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Add 12/15 and 84/60

1st number: 12/15, 2nd number: 1 24/60

12/15 + 84/60 is 11/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 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 60 × 1 = 60,
    84/60 = 84 × 1/60 × 1 = 84/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/60 + 84/60 = 48 + 84/60 = 132/60
  5. 132/60 simplified gives 11/5
  6. So, 12/15 + 84/60 = 11/5
    In mixed form: 21/5

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