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Add 60/3 and 5/48

1st number: 20 0/3, 2nd number: 5/48

60/3 + 5/48 is 965/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    60/3 = 60 × 16/3 × 16 = 960/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    5/48 = 5 × 1/48 × 1 = 5/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/48 + 5/48 = 960 + 5/48 = 965/48
  5. So, 60/3 + 5/48 = 965/48
    In mixed form: 205/48

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