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Add 3/12 and 60/7

1st number: 3/12, 2nd number: 8 4/7

3/12 + 60/7 is 247/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 7 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 7 = 84,
    3/12 = 3 × 7/12 × 7 = 21/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 12 = 84,
    60/7 = 60 × 12/7 × 12 = 720/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/84 + 720/84 = 21 + 720/84 = 741/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 247/28
  6. In mixed form: 823/28

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