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Add 72/60 and 50/8

1st number: 1 12/60, 2nd number: 6 2/8

72/60 + 50/8 is 149/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    72/60 = 72 × 2/60 × 2 = 144/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    50/8 = 50 × 15/8 × 15 = 750/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/120 + 750/120 = 144 + 750/120 = 894/120
  5. 894/120 simplified gives 149/20
  6. So, 72/60 + 50/8 = 149/20
    In mixed form: 79/20

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