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Add 18/56 and 16/60

18/56 + 16/60 is 247/420.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 60 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    18/56 = 18 × 15/56 × 15 = 270/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    16/60 = 16 × 14/60 × 14 = 224/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/840 + 224/840 = 270 + 224/840 = 494/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 247/420

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