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Add 16/5 and 60/24

1st number: 3 1/5, 2nd number: 2 12/24

16/5 + 60/24 is 57/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 24 = 120,
    16/5 = 16 × 24/5 × 24 = 384/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    60/24 = 60 × 5/24 × 5 = 300/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/120 + 300/120 = 384 + 300/120 = 684/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 57/10
  6. In mixed form: 57/10

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