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Add 60/40 and 24/8

1st number: 1 20/40, 2nd number: 3 0/8

60/40 + 24/8 is 9/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    60/40 = 60 × 1/40 × 1 = 60/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    24/8 = 24 × 5/8 × 5 = 120/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/40 + 120/40 = 60 + 120/40 = 180/40
  5. 180/40 simplified gives 9/2
  6. So, 60/40 + 24/8 = 9/2
    In mixed form: 41/2

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