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Add 6/60 and 6/40

6/60 + 6/40 is 1/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    6/60 = 6 × 2/60 × 2 = 12/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    6/40 = 6 × 3/40 × 3 = 18/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/120 + 18/120 = 12 + 18/120 = 30/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/4

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