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Add 60/36 and 42/6

1st number: 1 24/36, 2nd number: 7 0/6

60/36 + 42/6 is 26/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 6 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    60/36 = 60 × 1/36 × 1 = 60/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 6 = 36,
    42/6 = 42 × 6/6 × 6 = 252/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/36 + 252/36 = 60 + 252/36 = 312/36
  5. 312/36 simplified gives 26/3
  6. So, 60/36 + 42/6 = 26/3
    In mixed form: 82/3

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