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Add 4/5 and 60/8

1st number: 4/5, 2nd number: 7 4/8

4/5 + 60/8 is 83/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    4/5 = 4 × 8/5 × 8 = 32/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    60/8 = 60 × 5/8 × 5 = 300/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/40 + 300/40 = 32 + 300/40 = 332/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 83/10
  6. In mixed form: 83/10

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