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Add 9/15 and 60/12

1st number: 9/15, 2nd number: 5 0/12

9/15 + 60/12 is 28/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    9/15 = 9 × 4/15 × 4 = 36/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    60/12 = 60 × 5/12 × 5 = 300/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/60 + 300/60 = 36 + 300/60 = 336/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/5
  6. In mixed form: 53/5

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