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Add 60/72 and 48/20

1st number: 60/72, 2nd number: 2 8/20

60/72 + 48/20 is 97/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 20 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    60/72 = 60 × 5/72 × 5 = 300/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 18 = 360,
    48/20 = 48 × 18/20 × 18 = 864/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    300/360 + 864/360 = 300 + 864/360 = 1164/360
  5. 1164/360 simplified gives 97/30
  6. So, 60/72 + 48/20 = 97/30
    In mixed form: 37/30

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