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Add 16/20 and 14/12

1st number: 16/20, 2nd number: 1 2/12

16/20 + 14/12 is 59/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    16/20 = 16 × 3/20 × 3 = 48/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    14/12 = 14 × 5/12 × 5 = 70/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/60 + 70/60 = 48 + 70/60 = 118/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/30
  6. In mixed form: 129/30

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