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Add 8/9 and 5/60

8/9 + 5/60 is 35/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 20 = 180,
    8/9 = 8 × 20/9 × 20 = 160/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    5/60 = 5 × 3/60 × 3 = 15/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/180 + 15/180 = 160 + 15/180 = 175/180
  5. 175/180 simplified gives 35/36
  6. So, 8/9 + 5/60 = 35/36

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