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Add 6/60 and 63/25

1st number: 6/60, 2nd number: 2 13/25

6/60 + 63/25 is 131/50.

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,
    63/25 = 63 × 12/25 × 12 = 756/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/300 + 756/300 = 30 + 756/300 = 786/300
  5. 786/300 simplified gives 131/50
  6. So, 6/60 + 63/25 = 131/50
    In mixed form: 231/50

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