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Add 10/6 and 60/27

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 2 6/27

10/6 + 60/27 is 35/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    10/6 = 10 × 9/6 × 9 = 90/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    60/27 = 60 × 2/27 × 2 = 120/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/54 + 120/54 = 90 + 120/54 = 210/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 35/9
  6. In mixed form: 38/9

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