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Add 70/36 and 5/60

1st number: 1 34/36, 2nd number: 5/60

70/36 + 5/60 is 73/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    70/36 = 70 × 5/36 × 5 = 350/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    5/60 = 5 × 3/60 × 3 = 15/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/180 + 15/180 = 350 + 15/180 = 365/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/36
  6. In mixed form: 21/36

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