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Add 6/48 and 8/60

6/48 + 8/60 is 31/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 60 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    6/48 = 6 × 5/48 × 5 = 30/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    8/60 = 8 × 4/60 × 4 = 32/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/240 + 32/240 = 30 + 32/240 = 62/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/120

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