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Add 60/90 and 10/56

60/90 + 10/56 is 71/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 56 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 28 = 2520,
    60/90 = 60 × 28/90 × 28 = 1680/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 45 = 2520,
    10/56 = 10 × 45/56 × 45 = 450/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1680/2520 + 450/2520 = 1680 + 450/2520 = 2130/2520
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/84

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