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Add 7/28 and 12/60

7/28 + 12/60 is 9/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 60 is 420

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    7/28 = 7 × 15/28 × 15 = 105/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    12/60 = 12 × 7/60 × 7 = 84/420
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    105/420 + 84/420 = 105 + 84/420 = 189/420
  5. 189/420 simplified gives 9/20
  6. So, 7/28 + 12/60 = 9/20

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