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Add 60/20 and 50/3

1st number: 3 0/20, 2nd number: 16 2/3

60/20 + 50/3 is 59/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 3 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    60/20 = 60 × 3/20 × 3 = 180/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    50/3 = 50 × 20/3 × 20 = 1000/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/60 + 1000/60 = 180 + 1000/60 = 1180/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/3
  6. In mixed form: 192/3

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