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Add 36/60 and 10/16

36/60 + 10/16 is 49/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    36/60 = 36 × 4/60 × 4 = 144/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    10/16 = 10 × 15/16 × 15 = 150/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/240 + 150/240 = 144 + 150/240 = 294/240
  5. 294/240 simplified gives 49/40
  6. So, 36/60 + 10/16 = 49/40
    In mixed form: 19/40

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