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Add 60/90 and 8/3

1st number: 60/90, 2nd number: 2 2/3

60/90 + 8/3 is 10/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 3 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 1 = 90,
    60/90 = 60 × 1/90 × 1 = 60/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 30 = 90,
    8/3 = 8 × 30/3 × 30 = 240/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/90 + 240/90 = 60 + 240/90 = 300/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 10/3
  6. In mixed form: 31/3

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