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Add 42/24 and 8/60

1st number: 1 18/24, 2nd number: 8/60

42/24 + 8/60 is 113/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    42/24 = 42 × 5/24 × 5 = 210/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    8/60 = 8 × 2/60 × 2 = 16/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/120 + 16/120 = 210 + 16/120 = 226/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 113/60
  6. In mixed form: 153/60

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