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Add 48/21 and 21/60

1st number: 2 6/21, 2nd number: 21/60

48/21 + 21/60 is 369/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 20 = 420,
    48/21 = 48 × 20/21 × 20 = 960/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    21/60 = 21 × 7/60 × 7 = 147/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/420 + 147/420 = 960 + 147/420 = 1107/420
  5. 1107/420 simplified gives 369/140
  6. So, 48/21 + 21/60 = 369/140
    In mixed form: 289/140

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