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Add 3/8 and 56/60

3/8 + 56/60 is 157/120.

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,
    3/8 = 3 × 15/8 × 15 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    56/60 = 56 × 2/60 × 2 = 112/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/120 + 112/120 = 45 + 112/120 = 157/120
  5. In mixed form: 137/120

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