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Add 16/20 and 60/24

1st number: 16/20, 2nd number: 2 12/24

16/20 + 60/24 is 33/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    16/20 = 16 × 6/20 × 6 = 96/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    60/24 = 60 × 5/24 × 5 = 300/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/120 + 300/120 = 96 + 300/120 = 396/120
  5. 396/120 simplified gives 33/10
  6. So, 16/20 + 60/24 = 33/10
    In mixed form: 33/10

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