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Add 20/60 and 36/84

20/60 + 36/84 is 16/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    20/60 = 20 × 7/60 × 7 = 140/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    36/84 = 36 × 5/84 × 5 = 180/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/420 + 180/420 = 140 + 180/420 = 320/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/21

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