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Add 8/20 and 3/12

8/20 + 3/12 is 13/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    8/20 = 8 × 3/20 × 3 = 24/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    3/12 = 3 × 5/12 × 5 = 15/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/60 + 15/60 = 24 + 15/60 = 39/60
  5. 39/60 simplified gives 13/20
  6. So, 8/20 + 3/12 = 13/20

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