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Add 16/20 and 2/12

16/20 + 2/12 is 29/30.

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,
    2/12 = 2 × 5/12 × 5 = 10/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/60 + 10/60 = 48 + 10/60 = 58/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/30

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