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Add 12/24 and 8/60

12/24 + 8/60 is 19/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    12/24 = 12 × 5/24 × 5 = 60/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    8/60 = 8 × 2/60 × 2 = 16/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/120 + 16/120 = 60 + 16/120 = 76/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/30

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