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Add 12/5 and 18/60

1st number: 2 2/5, 2nd number: 18/60

12/5 + 18/60 is 27/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    12/5 = 12 × 12/5 × 12 = 144/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    18/60 = 18 × 1/60 × 1 = 18/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/60 + 18/60 = 144 + 18/60 = 162/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/10
  6. In mixed form: 27/10

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