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Add 10/4 and 2/60

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 2/60

10/4 + 2/60 is 38/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    10/4 = 10 × 15/4 × 15 = 150/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    2/60 = 2 × 1/60 × 1 = 2/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/60 + 2/60 = 150 + 2/60 = 152/60
  5. 152/60 simplified gives 38/15
  6. So, 10/4 + 2/60 = 38/15
    In mixed form: 28/15

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