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Add 1/3 and 60/72

1/3 + 60/72 is 7/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 24 = 72,
    1/3 = 1 × 24/3 × 24 = 24/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    60/72 = 60 × 1/72 × 1 = 60/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/72 + 60/72 = 24 + 60/72 = 84/72
  5. 84/72 simplified gives 7/6
  6. So, 1/3 + 60/72 = 7/6
    In mixed form: 11/6

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