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Add 12/7 and 12/60

1st number: 1 5/7, 2nd number: 12/60

12/7 + 12/60 is 67/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    12/7 = 12 × 60/7 × 60 = 720/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    12/60 = 12 × 7/60 × 7 = 84/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/420 + 84/420 = 720 + 84/420 = 804/420
  5. 804/420 simplified gives 67/35
  6. So, 12/7 + 12/60 = 67/35
    In mixed form: 132/35

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