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Add 60/48 and 40/70

1st number: 1 12/48, 2nd number: 40/70

60/48 + 40/70 is 51/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 70 is 1680
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 35 = 1680,
    60/48 = 60 × 35/48 × 35 = 2100/1680
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 24 = 1680,
    40/70 = 40 × 24/70 × 24 = 960/1680
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2100/1680 + 960/1680 = 2100 + 960/1680 = 3060/1680
  5. 3060/1680 simplified gives 51/28
  6. So, 60/48 + 40/70 = 51/28
    In mixed form: 123/28

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