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Add 72/4 and 21/60

1st number: 18 0/4, 2nd number: 21/60

72/4 + 21/60 is 367/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    72/4 = 72 × 15/4 × 15 = 1080/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    21/60 = 21 × 1/60 × 1 = 21/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1080/60 + 21/60 = 1080 + 21/60 = 1101/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 367/20
  6. In mixed form: 187/20

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