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Add 75/60 and 18/8

1st number: 1 15/60, 2nd number: 2 2/8

75/60 + 18/8 is 7/2.

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,
    75/60 = 75 × 2/60 × 2 = 150/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    18/8 = 18 × 15/8 × 15 = 270/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/120 + 270/120 = 150 + 270/120 = 420/120
  5. 420/120 simplified gives 7/2
  6. So, 75/60 + 18/8 = 7/2
    In mixed form: 31/2

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