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Add 6/60 and 27/25

1st number: 6/60, 2nd number: 1 2/25

6/60 + 27/25 is 59/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 25 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    6/60 = 6 × 5/60 × 5 = 30/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    27/25 = 27 × 12/25 × 12 = 324/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/300 + 324/300 = 30 + 324/300 = 354/300
  5. 354/300 simplified gives 59/50
  6. So, 6/60 + 27/25 = 59/50
    In mixed form: 19/50

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