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Add 12/3 and 35/20

1st number: 4 0/3, 2nd number: 1 15/20

12/3 + 35/20 is 23/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    12/3 = 12 × 20/3 × 20 = 240/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    35/20 = 35 × 3/20 × 3 = 105/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/60 + 105/60 = 240 + 105/60 = 345/60
  5. 345/60 simplified gives 23/4
  6. So, 12/3 + 35/20 = 23/4
    In mixed form: 53/4

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