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Add 60/9 and 45/4

1st number: 6 6/9, 2nd number: 11 1/4

60/9 + 45/4 is 215/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 4 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    60/9 = 60 × 4/9 × 4 = 240/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    45/4 = 45 × 9/4 × 9 = 405/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/36 + 405/36 = 240 + 405/36 = 645/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 215/12
  6. In mixed form: 1711/12

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