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Add 8/60 and 27/72

8/60 + 27/72 is 61/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 72 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 6 = 360,
    8/60 = 8 × 6/60 × 6 = 48/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    27/72 = 27 × 5/72 × 5 = 135/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/360 + 135/360 = 48 + 135/360 = 183/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/120

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