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Add 9/20 and 5/12

9/20 + 5/12 is 13/15.

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,
    9/20 = 9 × 3/20 × 3 = 27/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    5/12 = 5 × 5/12 × 5 = 25/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/60 + 25/60 = 27 + 25/60 = 52/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/15

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