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Add 36/60 and 3/40

36/60 + 3/40 is 27/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    36/60 = 36 × 2/60 × 2 = 72/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    3/40 = 3 × 3/40 × 3 = 9/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/120 + 9/120 = 72 + 9/120 = 81/120
  5. 81/120 simplified gives 27/40
  6. So, 36/60 + 3/40 = 27/40

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