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Add 21/48 and 16/60

21/48 + 16/60 is 169/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 60 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    21/48 = 21 × 5/48 × 5 = 105/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    16/60 = 16 × 4/60 × 4 = 64/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/240 + 64/240 = 105 + 64/240 = 169/240
  5. So, 21/48 + 16/60 = 169/240

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