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Add 56/6 and 60/72

1st number: 9 2/6, 2nd number: 60/72

56/6 + 60/72 is 61/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 12 = 72,
    56/6 = 56 × 12/6 × 12 = 672/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    60/72 = 60 × 1/72 × 1 = 60/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/72 + 60/72 = 672 + 60/72 = 732/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/6
  6. In mixed form: 101/6

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