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Add 6/60 and 9/50

6/60 + 9/50 is 7/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 50 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 50 × 6 = 300,
    9/50 = 9 × 6/50 × 6 = 54/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/300 + 54/300 = 30 + 54/300 = 84/300
  5. 84/300 simplified gives 7/25
  6. So, 6/60 + 9/50 = 7/25

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