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Add 60/75 and 28/12

1st number: 60/75, 2nd number: 2 4/12

60/75 + 28/12 is 47/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 12 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    60/75 = 60 × 4/75 × 4 = 240/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 25 = 300,
    28/12 = 28 × 25/12 × 25 = 700/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/300 + 700/300 = 240 + 700/300 = 940/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/15
  6. In mixed form: 32/15

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