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Add 5/60 and 9/56

5/60 + 9/56 is 41/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    5/60 = 5 × 14/60 × 14 = 70/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    9/56 = 9 × 15/56 × 15 = 135/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/840 + 135/840 = 70 + 135/840 = 205/840
  5. 205/840 simplified gives 41/168
  6. So, 5/60 + 9/56 = 41/168

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