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Add 60/6 and 20/8

1st number: 10 0/6, 2nd number: 2 4/8

60/6 + 20/8 is 25/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    60/6 = 60 × 4/6 × 4 = 240/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    20/8 = 20 × 3/8 × 3 = 60/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/24 + 60/24 = 240 + 60/24 = 300/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/2
  6. In mixed form: 121/2

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