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Add 36/14 and 5/60

1st number: 2 8/14, 2nd number: 5/60

36/14 + 5/60 is 223/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    36/14 = 36 × 30/14 × 30 = 1080/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    5/60 = 5 × 7/60 × 7 = 35/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/420 + 35/420 = 1080 + 35/420 = 1115/420
  5. 1115/420 simplified gives 223/84
  6. So, 36/14 + 5/60 = 223/84
    In mixed form: 255/84

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