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Add 28/3 and 45/60

1st number: 9 1/3, 2nd number: 45/60

28/3 + 45/60 is 121/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    28/3 = 28 × 20/3 × 20 = 560/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    45/60 = 45 × 1/60 × 1 = 45/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/60 + 45/60 = 560 + 45/60 = 605/60
  5. 605/60 simplified gives 121/12
  6. So, 28/3 + 45/60 = 121/12
    In mixed form: 101/12

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