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Add 60/21 and 56/49

1st number: 2 18/21, 2nd number: 1 7/49

60/21 + 56/49 is 4/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 7 = 147,
    60/21 = 60 × 7/21 × 7 = 420/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    56/49 = 56 × 3/49 × 3 = 168/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/147 + 168/147 = 420 + 168/147 = 588/147
  5. 588/147 simplified gives 4/1
  6. So, 60/21 + 56/49 = 4/1

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