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Add 18/60 and 5/8

18/60 + 5/8 is 37/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    18/60 = 18 × 2/60 × 2 = 36/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    5/8 = 5 × 15/8 × 15 = 75/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/120 + 75/120 = 36 + 75/120 = 111/120
  5. 111/120 simplified gives 37/40
  6. So, 18/60 + 5/8 = 37/40

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