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Add 60/15 and 84/72

1st number: 4 0/15, 2nd number: 1 12/72

60/15 + 84/72 is 31/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 24 = 360,
    60/15 = 60 × 24/15 × 24 = 1440/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    84/72 = 84 × 5/72 × 5 = 420/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1440/360 + 420/360 = 1440 + 420/360 = 1860/360
  5. 1860/360 simplified gives 31/6
  6. So, 60/15 + 84/72 = 31/6
    In mixed form: 51/6

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