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Add 5/3 and 5/20

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

5/3 + 5/20 is 23/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    5/3 = 5 × 20/3 × 20 = 100/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    5/20 = 5 × 3/20 × 3 = 15/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/60 + 15/60 = 100 + 15/60 = 115/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/12
  6. In mixed form: 111/12

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