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Add 28/6 and 60/72

1st number: 4 4/6, 2nd number: 60/72

28/6 + 60/72 is 11/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 12 = 72,
    28/6 = 28 × 12/6 × 12 = 336/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    60/72 = 60 × 1/72 × 1 = 60/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    336/72 + 60/72 = 336 + 60/72 = 396/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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