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Add 6/42 and 12/60

6/42 + 12/60 is 12/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 10 = 420,
    6/42 = 6 × 10/42 × 10 = 60/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    12/60 = 12 × 7/60 × 7 = 84/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/420 + 84/420 = 60 + 84/420 = 144/420
  5. 144/420 simplified gives 12/35
  6. So, 6/42 + 12/60 = 12/35

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