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Add 15/60 and 1/5

15/60 + 1/5 is 9/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 5 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    15/60 = 15 × 1/60 × 1 = 15/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    1/5 = 1 × 12/5 × 12 = 12/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/60 + 12/60 = 15 + 12/60 = 27/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/20

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