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Add 60/9 and 12/16

1st number: 6 6/9, 2nd number: 12/16

60/9 + 12/16 is 89/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 16 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 16 = 144,
    60/9 = 60 × 16/9 × 16 = 960/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    12/16 = 12 × 9/16 × 9 = 108/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/144 + 108/144 = 960 + 108/144 = 1068/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 89/12
  6. In mixed form: 75/12

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