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Add 12/20 and 12/96

12/20 + 12/96 is 29/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 24 = 480,
    12/20 = 12 × 24/20 × 24 = 288/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    12/96 = 12 × 5/96 × 5 = 60/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    288/480 + 60/480 = 288 + 60/480 = 348/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/40

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