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Add 60/9 and 45/16

1st number: 6 6/9, 2nd number: 2 13/16

60/9 + 45/16 is 455/48.

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,
    45/16 = 45 × 9/16 × 9 = 405/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/144 + 405/144 = 960 + 405/144 = 1365/144
  5. 1365/144 simplified gives 455/48
  6. So, 60/9 + 45/16 = 455/48
    In mixed form: 923/48

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