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Add 28/12 and 60/72

1st number: 2 4/12, 2nd number: 60/72

28/12 + 60/72 is 19/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 6 = 72,
    28/12 = 28 × 6/12 × 6 = 168/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    60/72 = 60 × 1/72 × 1 = 60/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    168/72 + 60/72 = 168 + 60/72 = 228/72
  5. 228/72 simplified gives 19/6
  6. So, 28/12 + 60/72 = 19/6
    In mixed form: 31/6

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