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Add 60/72 and 27/80

60/72 + 27/80 is 281/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 80 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 10 = 720,
    60/72 = 60 × 10/72 × 10 = 600/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    27/80 = 27 × 9/80 × 9 = 243/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/720 + 243/720 = 600 + 243/720 = 843/720
  5. 843/720 simplified gives 281/240
  6. So, 60/72 + 27/80 = 281/240
    In mixed form: 141/240

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