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Add 36/8 and 16/60

1st number: 4 4/8, 2nd number: 16/60

36/8 + 16/60 is 143/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    36/8 = 36 × 15/8 × 15 = 540/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    16/60 = 16 × 2/60 × 2 = 32/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/120 + 32/120 = 540 + 32/120 = 572/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 143/30
  6. In mixed form: 423/30

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