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Add 60/21 and 5/8

1st number: 2 18/21, 2nd number: 5/8

60/21 + 5/8 is 195/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 8 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 8 = 168,
    60/21 = 60 × 8/21 × 8 = 480/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 21 = 168,
    5/8 = 5 × 21/8 × 21 = 105/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/168 + 105/168 = 480 + 105/168 = 585/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 195/56
  6. In mixed form: 327/56

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