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Add 5/60 and 27/28

5/60 + 27/28 is 22/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 28 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    5/60 = 5 × 7/60 × 7 = 35/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    27/28 = 27 × 15/28 × 15 = 405/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/420 + 405/420 = 35 + 405/420 = 440/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 22/21
  6. In mixed form: 11/21

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