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Add 36/4 and 42/60

1st number: 9 0/4, 2nd number: 42/60

36/4 + 42/60 is 97/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    36/4 = 36 × 15/4 × 15 = 540/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    42/60 = 42 × 1/60 × 1 = 42/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/60 + 42/60 = 540 + 42/60 = 582/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/10
  6. In mixed form: 97/10

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