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Add 12/60 and 12/48

12/60 + 12/48 is 9/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    12/60 = 12 × 4/60 × 4 = 48/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    12/48 = 12 × 5/48 × 5 = 60/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/240 + 60/240 = 48 + 60/240 = 108/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/20

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