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Add 60/27 and 45/8

1st number: 2 6/27, 2nd number: 5 5/8

60/27 + 45/8 is 565/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 8 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    60/27 = 60 × 8/27 × 8 = 480/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    45/8 = 45 × 27/8 × 27 = 1215/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/216 + 1215/216 = 480 + 1215/216 = 1695/216
  5. 1695/216 simplified gives 565/72
  6. So, 60/27 + 45/8 = 565/72
    In mixed form: 761/72

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