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Add 56/8 and 9/60

1st number: 7 0/8, 2nd number: 9/60

56/8 + 9/60 is 143/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    56/8 = 56 × 15/8 × 15 = 840/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    9/60 = 9 × 2/60 × 2 = 18/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/120 + 18/120 = 840 + 18/120 = 858/120
  5. 858/120 simplified gives 143/20
  6. So, 56/8 + 9/60 = 143/20
    In mixed form: 73/20

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