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Add 1/5 and 49/60

1/5 + 49/60 is 61/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    1/5 = 1 × 12/5 × 12 = 12/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    49/60 = 49 × 1/60 × 1 = 49/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/60 + 49/60 = 12 + 49/60 = 61/60
  5. So, 1/5 + 49/60 = 61/60
    In mixed form: 11/60

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