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Add 27/60 and 70/40

1st number: 27/60, 2nd number: 1 30/40

27/60 + 70/40 is 11/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    27/60 = 27 × 2/60 × 2 = 54/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    70/40 = 70 × 3/40 × 3 = 210/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/120 + 210/120 = 54 + 210/120 = 264/120
  5. 264/120 simplified gives 11/5
  6. So, 27/60 + 70/40 = 11/5
    In mixed form: 21/5

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