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Add 5/60 and 9/28

5/60 + 9/28 is 17/42.

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,
    9/28 = 9 × 15/28 × 15 = 135/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    35/420 + 135/420 = 35 + 135/420 = 170/420
  5. 170/420 simplified gives 17/42
  6. So, 5/60 + 9/28 = 17/42

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