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Add 84/15 and 12/60

1st number: 5 9/15, 2nd number: 12/60

84/15 + 12/60 is 29/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    84/15 = 84 × 4/15 × 4 = 336/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    12/60 = 12 × 1/60 × 1 = 12/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/60 + 12/60 = 336 + 12/60 = 348/60
  5. 348/60 simplified gives 29/5
  6. So, 84/15 + 12/60 = 29/5
    In mixed form: 54/5

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