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Add 12/60 and 84/16

1st number: 12/60, 2nd number: 5 4/16

12/60 + 84/16 is 109/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 16 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 16 × 15 = 240,
    84/16 = 84 × 15/16 × 15 = 1260/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/240 + 1260/240 = 48 + 1260/240 = 1308/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/20
  6. In mixed form: 59/20

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