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Add 60/98 and 8/60

60/98 + 8/60 is 548/735.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 60 is 2940
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 30 = 2940,
    60/98 = 60 × 30/98 × 30 = 1800/2940
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 49 = 2940,
    8/60 = 8 × 49/60 × 49 = 392/2940
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1800/2940 + 392/2940 = 1800 + 392/2940 = 2192/2940
  5. 2192/2940 simplified gives 548/735
  6. So, 60/98 + 8/60 = 548/735

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