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Add 56/3 and 27/60

1st number: 18 2/3, 2nd number: 27/60

56/3 + 27/60 is 1147/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    56/3 = 56 × 20/3 × 20 = 1120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    27/60 = 27 × 1/60 × 1 = 27/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/60 + 27/60 = 1120 + 27/60 = 1147/60
  5. So, 56/3 + 27/60 = 1147/60
    In mixed form: 197/60

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