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Add 12/60 and 18/8

1st number: 12/60, 2nd number: 2 2/8

12/60 + 18/8 is 49/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    12/60 = 12 × 2/60 × 2 = 24/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    18/8 = 18 × 15/8 × 15 = 270/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/120 + 270/120 = 24 + 270/120 = 294/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/20
  6. In mixed form: 29/20

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