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Add 48/3 and 21/60

1st number: 16 0/3, 2nd number: 21/60

48/3 + 21/60 is 327/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    48/3 = 48 × 20/3 × 20 = 960/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    21/60 = 21 × 1/60 × 1 = 21/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/60 + 21/60 = 960 + 21/60 = 981/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 327/20
  6. In mixed form: 167/20

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