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Add 60/28 and 40/9

1st number: 2 4/28, 2nd number: 4 4/9

60/28 + 40/9 is 415/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    60/28 = 60 × 9/28 × 9 = 540/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    40/9 = 40 × 28/9 × 28 = 1120/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/252 + 1120/252 = 540 + 1120/252 = 1660/252
  5. 1660/252 simplified gives 415/63
  6. So, 60/28 + 40/9 = 415/63
    In mixed form: 637/63

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