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Add 72/60 and 8/6

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

72/60 + 8/6 is 38/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    72/60 = 72 × 1/60 × 1 = 72/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    8/6 = 8 × 10/6 × 10 = 80/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/60 + 80/60 = 72 + 80/60 = 152/60
  5. 152/60 simplified gives 38/15
  6. So, 72/60 + 8/6 = 38/15
    In mixed form: 28/15

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