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Add 2/5 and 20/60

2/5 + 20/60 is 11/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    2/5 = 2 × 12/5 × 12 = 24/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    20/60 = 20 × 1/60 × 1 = 20/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/60 + 20/60 = 24 + 20/60 = 44/60
  5. 44/60 simplified gives 11/15
  6. So, 2/5 + 20/60 = 11/15

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