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Add 60/5 and 35/6

1st number: 12 0/5, 2nd number: 5 5/6

60/5 + 35/6 is 107/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 6 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    60/5 = 60 × 6/5 × 6 = 360/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    35/6 = 35 × 5/6 × 5 = 175/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/30 + 175/30 = 360 + 175/30 = 535/30
  5. 535/30 simplified gives 107/6
  6. So, 60/5 + 35/6 = 107/6
    In mixed form: 175/6

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