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Add 36/2 and 28/60

1st number: 18 0/2, 2nd number: 28/60

36/2 + 28/60 is 277/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 30 = 60,
    36/2 = 36 × 30/2 × 30 = 1080/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    28/60 = 28 × 1/60 × 1 = 28/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/60 + 28/60 = 1080 + 28/60 = 1108/60
  5. 1108/60 simplified gives 277/15
  6. So, 36/2 + 28/60 = 277/15
    In mixed form: 187/15

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