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Add 18/60 and 20/48

18/60 + 20/48 is 43/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    18/60 = 18 × 4/60 × 4 = 72/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    20/48 = 20 × 5/48 × 5 = 100/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/240 + 100/240 = 72 + 100/240 = 172/240
  5. 172/240 simplified gives 43/60
  6. So, 18/60 + 20/48 = 43/60

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