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Add 4/60 and 21/18

1st number: 4/60, 2nd number: 1 3/18

4/60 + 21/18 is 37/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 18 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    4/60 = 4 × 3/60 × 3 = 12/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    21/18 = 21 × 10/18 × 10 = 210/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/180 + 210/180 = 12 + 210/180 = 222/180
  5. 222/180 simplified gives 37/30
  6. So, 4/60 + 21/18 = 37/30
    In mixed form: 17/30

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