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Add 27/8 and 8/60

1st number: 3 3/8, 2nd number: 8/60

27/8 + 8/60 is 421/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    27/8 = 27 × 15/8 × 15 = 405/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    8/60 = 8 × 2/60 × 2 = 16/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/120 + 16/120 = 405 + 16/120 = 421/120
  5. So, 27/8 + 8/60 = 421/120
    In mixed form: 361/120

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