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Add 60/5 and 4/6

1st number: 12 0/5, 2nd number: 4/6

60/5 + 4/6 is 38/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    60/5 = 60 × 6/5 × 6 = 360/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    4/6 = 4 × 5/6 × 5 = 20/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/30 + 20/30 = 360 + 20/30 = 380/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/3
  6. In mixed form: 122/3

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