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Add 60/75 and 10/7

1st number: 60/75, 2nd number: 1 3/7

60/75 + 10/7 is 78/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 7 is 525
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 7 = 525,
    60/75 = 60 × 7/75 × 7 = 420/525
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 75 = 525,
    10/7 = 10 × 75/7 × 75 = 750/525
  4. Add the two fractions:
    420/525 + 750/525 = 420 + 750/525 = 1170/525
  5. 1170/525 simplified gives 78/35
  6. So, 60/75 + 10/7 = 78/35
    In mixed form: 28/35

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