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Add 60/16 and 25/81

1st number: 3 12/16, 2nd number: 25/81

60/16 + 25/81 is 1315/324.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 81 is 1296
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 81 = 1296,
    60/16 = 60 × 81/16 × 81 = 4860/1296
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 16 = 1296,
    25/81 = 25 × 16/81 × 16 = 400/1296
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4860/1296 + 400/1296 = 4860 + 400/1296 = 5260/1296
  5. 5260/1296 simplified gives 1315/324
  6. So, 60/16 + 25/81 = 1315/324
    In mixed form: 419/324

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