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Add 60/84 and 27/40

60/84 + 27/40 is 389/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 40 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 10 = 840,
    60/84 = 60 × 10/84 × 10 = 600/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 21 = 840,
    27/40 = 27 × 21/40 × 21 = 567/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/840 + 567/840 = 600 + 567/840 = 1167/840
  5. 1167/840 simplified gives 389/280
  6. So, 60/84 + 27/40 = 389/280
    In mixed form: 1109/280

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