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Add 60/15 and 56/36

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 1 20/36

60/15 + 56/36 is 50/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 36 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 12 = 180,
    60/15 = 60 × 12/15 × 12 = 720/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    56/36 = 56 × 5/36 × 5 = 280/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/180 + 280/180 = 720 + 280/180 = 1000/180
  5. 1000/180 simplified gives 50/9
  6. So, 60/15 + 56/36 = 50/9
    In mixed form: 55/9

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