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Add 42/7 and 12/60

1st number: 6 0/7, 2nd number: 12/60

42/7 + 12/60 is 31/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    42/7 = 42 × 60/7 × 60 = 2520/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    12/60 = 12 × 7/60 × 7 = 84/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2520/420 + 84/420 = 2520 + 84/420 = 2604/420
  5. 2604/420 simplified gives 31/5
  6. So, 42/7 + 12/60 = 31/5
    In mixed form: 61/5

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