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Add 75/14 and 24/60

1st number: 5 5/14, 2nd number: 24/60

75/14 + 24/60 is 403/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 30 = 420,
    75/14 = 75 × 30/14 × 30 = 2250/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    24/60 = 24 × 7/60 × 7 = 168/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2250/420 + 168/420 = 2250 + 168/420 = 2418/420
  5. 2418/420 simplified gives 403/70
  6. So, 75/14 + 24/60 = 403/70
    In mixed form: 553/70

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