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Add 24/4 and 9/60

1st number: 6 0/4, 2nd number: 9/60

24/4 + 9/60 is 123/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    24/4 = 24 × 15/4 × 15 = 360/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    9/60 = 9 × 1/60 × 1 = 9/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/60 + 9/60 = 360 + 9/60 = 369/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 123/20
  6. In mixed form: 63/20

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