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Add 24/60 and 12/16

24/60 + 12/16 is 23/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    24/60 = 24 × 4/60 × 4 = 96/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    12/16 = 12 × 15/16 × 15 = 180/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/240 + 180/240 = 96 + 180/240 = 276/240
  5. 276/240 simplified gives 23/20
  6. So, 24/60 + 12/16 = 23/20
    In mixed form: 13/20

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