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Add 5/3 and 60/48

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 1 12/48

5/3 + 60/48 is 35/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    5/3 = 5 × 16/3 × 16 = 80/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    60/48 = 60 × 1/48 × 1 = 60/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/48 + 60/48 = 80 + 60/48 = 140/48
  5. 140/48 simplified gives 35/12
  6. So, 5/3 + 60/48 = 35/12
    In mixed form: 211/12

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