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Add 12/6 and 12/20

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 12/20

12/6 + 12/20 is 13/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    12/6 = 12 × 10/6 × 10 = 120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    12/20 = 12 × 3/20 × 3 = 36/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/60 + 36/60 = 120 + 36/60 = 156/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/5
  6. In mixed form: 23/5

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