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Add 3/27 and 60/24

1st number: 3/27, 2nd number: 2 12/24

3/27 + 60/24 is 47/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 24 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    3/27 = 3 × 8/27 × 8 = 24/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 9 = 216,
    60/24 = 60 × 9/24 × 9 = 540/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/216 + 540/216 = 24 + 540/216 = 564/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/18
  6. In mixed form: 211/18

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