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Add 72/60 and 50/56

1st number: 1 12/60, 2nd number: 50/56

72/60 + 50/56 is 293/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 14 = 840,
    72/60 = 72 × 14/60 × 14 = 1008/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    50/56 = 50 × 15/56 × 15 = 750/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1008/840 + 750/840 = 1008 + 750/840 = 1758/840
  5. 1758/840 simplified gives 293/140
  6. So, 72/60 + 50/56 = 293/140
    In mixed form: 213/140

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