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Add 20/5 and 35/12

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 2 11/12

20/5 + 35/12 is 83/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    20/5 = 20 × 12/5 × 12 = 240/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    35/12 = 35 × 5/12 × 5 = 175/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/60 + 175/60 = 240 + 175/60 = 415/60
  5. 415/60 simplified gives 83/12
  6. So, 20/5 + 35/12 = 83/12
    In mixed form: 611/12

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