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Add 54/60 and 35/3

1st number: 54/60, 2nd number: 11 2/3

54/60 + 35/3 is 377/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 3 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    54/60 = 54 × 1/60 × 1 = 54/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    35/3 = 35 × 20/3 × 20 = 700/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/60 + 700/60 = 54 + 700/60 = 754/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 377/30
  6. In mixed form: 1217/30

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