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Add 75/60 and 25/40

1st number: 1 15/60, 2nd number: 25/40

75/60 + 25/40 is 15/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 40 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 40 × 3 = 120,
    25/40 = 25 × 3/40 × 3 = 75/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/120 + 75/120 = 150 + 75/120 = 225/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/8
  6. In mixed form: 17/8

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