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Add 60/8 and 70/81

1st number: 7 4/8, 2nd number: 70/81

60/8 + 70/81 is 1355/162.

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,
    70/81 = 70 × 8/81 × 8 = 560/648
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4860/648 + 560/648 = 4860 + 560/648 = 5420/648
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1355/162
  6. In mixed form: 859/162

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