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Add 60/5 and 84/56

1st number: 12 0/5, 2nd number: 1 28/56

60/5 + 84/56 is 27/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 56 = 280,
    60/5 = 60 × 56/5 × 56 = 3360/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    84/56 = 84 × 5/56 × 5 = 420/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3360/280 + 420/280 = 3360 + 420/280 = 3780/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/2
  6. In mixed form: 131/2

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