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Add 60/36 and 27/16

1st number: 1 24/36, 2nd number: 1 11/16

60/36 + 27/16 is 161/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 4 = 144,
    60/36 = 60 × 4/36 × 4 = 240/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    27/16 = 27 × 9/16 × 9 = 243/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/144 + 243/144 = 240 + 243/144 = 483/144
  5. 483/144 simplified gives 161/48
  6. So, 60/36 + 27/16 = 161/48
    In mixed form: 317/48

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