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Add 1/28 and 3/60

1/28 + 3/60 is 3/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    1/28 = 1 × 15/28 × 15 = 15/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    3/60 = 3 × 7/60 × 7 = 21/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/420 + 21/420 = 15 + 21/420 = 36/420
  5. 36/420 simplified gives 3/35
  6. So, 1/28 + 3/60 = 3/35

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