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Add 2/15 and 27/60

2/15 + 27/60 is 7/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    2/15 = 2 × 4/15 × 4 = 8/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    27/60 = 27 × 1/60 × 1 = 27/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/60 + 27/60 = 8 + 27/60 = 35/60
  5. 35/60 simplified gives 7/12
  6. So, 2/15 + 27/60 = 7/12

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