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Add 18/60 and 40/16

1st number: 18/60, 2nd number: 2 8/16

18/60 + 40/16 is 14/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 16 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 16 × 15 = 240,
    40/16 = 40 × 15/16 × 15 = 600/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/240 + 600/240 = 72 + 600/240 = 672/240
  5. 672/240 simplified gives 14/5
  6. So, 18/60 + 40/16 = 14/5
    In mixed form: 24/5

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