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Add 60/14 and 45/16

1st number: 4 4/14, 2nd number: 2 13/16

60/14 + 45/16 is 795/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 8 = 112,
    60/14 = 60 × 8/14 × 8 = 480/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    45/16 = 45 × 7/16 × 7 = 315/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/112 + 315/112 = 480 + 315/112 = 795/112
  5. In mixed form: 711/112

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