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Add 60/8 and 20/81

1st number: 7 4/8, 2nd number: 20/81

60/8 + 20/81 is 1255/162.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 81 is 648
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 81 = 648,
    60/8 = 60 × 81/8 × 81 = 4860/648
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 8 = 648,
    20/81 = 20 × 8/81 × 8 = 160/648
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4860/648 + 160/648 = 4860 + 160/648 = 5020/648
  5. 5020/648 simplified gives 1255/162
  6. So, 60/8 + 20/81 = 1255/162
    In mixed form: 7121/162

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