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Add 18/49 and 5/60

18/49 + 5/60 is 265/588.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 60 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 60 = 2940,
    18/49 = 18 × 60/49 × 60 = 1080/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    5/60 = 5 × 49/60 × 49 = 245/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/2940 + 245/2940 = 1080 + 245/2940 = 1325/2940
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 265/588

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