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Add 2/60 and 5/63

2/60 + 5/63 is 71/630.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 63 is 1260
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 21 = 1260,
    2/60 = 2 × 21/60 × 21 = 42/1260
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 20 = 1260,
    5/63 = 5 × 20/63 × 20 = 100/1260
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/1260 + 100/1260 = 42 + 100/1260 = 142/1260
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/630

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