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Add 15/12 and 24/20

1st number: 1 3/12, 2nd number: 1 4/20

15/12 + 24/20 is 49/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    15/12 = 15 × 5/12 × 5 = 75/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    24/20 = 24 × 3/20 × 3 = 72/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    75/60 + 72/60 = 75 + 72/60 = 147/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/20
  6. In mixed form: 29/20

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