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Add 8/12 and 9/60

8/12 + 9/60 is 49/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    8/12 = 8 × 5/12 × 5 = 40/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    9/60 = 9 × 1/60 × 1 = 9/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/60 + 9/60 = 40 + 9/60 = 49/60

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