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Add 60/18 and 35/16

1st number: 3 6/18, 2nd number: 2 3/16

60/18 + 35/16 is 265/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    60/18 = 60 × 8/18 × 8 = 480/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    35/16 = 35 × 9/16 × 9 = 315/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/144 + 315/144 = 480 + 315/144 = 795/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 265/48
  6. In mixed form: 525/48

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