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Add 15/16 and 60/42

1st number: 15/16, 2nd number: 1 18/42

15/16 + 60/42 is 265/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 42 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 21 = 336,
    15/16 = 15 × 21/16 × 21 = 315/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 8 = 336,
    60/42 = 60 × 8/42 × 8 = 480/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/336 + 480/336 = 315 + 480/336 = 795/336
  5. 795/336 simplified gives 265/112
  6. So, 15/16 + 60/42 = 265/112
    In mixed form: 241/112

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