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Add 45/60 and 16/7

1st number: 45/60, 2nd number: 2 2/7

45/60 + 16/7 is 85/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 7 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    45/60 = 45 × 7/60 × 7 = 315/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    16/7 = 16 × 60/7 × 60 = 960/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/420 + 960/420 = 315 + 960/420 = 1275/420
  5. 1275/420 simplified gives 85/28
  6. So, 45/60 + 16/7 = 85/28
    In mixed form: 31/28

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