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Add 56/5 and 18/60

1st number: 11 1/5, 2nd number: 18/60

56/5 + 18/60 is 23/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 12 = 60,
    56/5 = 56 × 12/5 × 12 = 672/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    18/60 = 18 × 1/60 × 1 = 18/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/60 + 18/60 = 672 + 18/60 = 690/60
  5. 690/60 simplified gives 23/2
  6. So, 56/5 + 18/60 = 23/2
    In mixed form: 111/2

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