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Add 16/60 and 40/24

1st number: 16/60, 2nd number: 1 16/24

16/60 + 40/24 is 29/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    16/60 = 16 × 2/60 × 2 = 32/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    40/24 = 40 × 5/24 × 5 = 200/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/120 + 200/120 = 32 + 200/120 = 232/120
  5. 232/120 simplified gives 29/15
  6. So, 16/60 + 40/24 = 29/15
    In mixed form: 114/15

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