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Add 48/9 and 7/60

1st number: 5 3/9, 2nd number: 7/60

48/9 + 7/60 is 109/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    48/9 = 48 × 20/9 × 20 = 960/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    7/60 = 7 × 3/60 × 3 = 21/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/180 + 21/180 = 960 + 21/180 = 981/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 109/20
  6. In mixed form: 59/20

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