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Add 3/20 and 12/7

1st number: 3/20, 2nd number: 1 5/7

3/20 + 12/7 is 261/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 7 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    3/20 = 3 × 7/20 × 7 = 21/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 20 = 140,
    12/7 = 12 × 20/7 × 20 = 240/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/140 + 240/140 = 21 + 240/140 = 261/140
  5. In mixed form: 1121/140

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