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Add 60/6 and 5/8

1st number: 10 0/6, 2nd number: 5/8

60/6 + 5/8 is 85/8.

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,
    5/8 = 5 × 3/8 × 3 = 15/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/24 + 15/24 = 240 + 15/24 = 255/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/8
  6. In mixed form: 105/8

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