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Add 3/60 and 18/24

3/60 + 18/24 is 4/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    3/60 = 3 × 2/60 × 2 = 6/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    18/24 = 18 × 5/24 × 5 = 90/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    6/120 + 90/120 = 6 + 90/120 = 96/120
  5. 96/120 simplified gives 4/5
  6. So, 3/60 + 18/24 = 4/5

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