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Add 12/60 and 20/18

1st number: 12/60, 2nd number: 1 2/18

12/60 + 20/18 is 59/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 18 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    12/60 = 12 × 3/60 × 3 = 36/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    20/18 = 20 × 10/18 × 10 = 200/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/180 + 200/180 = 36 + 200/180 = 236/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/45
  6. In mixed form: 114/45

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