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Add 16/60 and 28/36

16/60 + 28/36 is 47/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    16/60 = 16 × 3/60 × 3 = 48/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    28/36 = 28 × 5/36 × 5 = 140/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/180 + 140/180 = 48 + 140/180 = 188/180
  5. 188/180 simplified gives 47/45
  6. So, 16/60 + 28/36 = 47/45
    In mixed form: 12/45

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