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Add 12/4 and 27/60

1st number: 3 0/4, 2nd number: 27/60

12/4 + 27/60 is 69/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    12/4 = 12 × 15/4 × 15 = 180/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    27/60 = 27 × 1/60 × 1 = 27/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/60 + 27/60 = 180 + 27/60 = 207/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 69/20
  6. In mixed form: 39/20

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