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Add 9/60 and 5/4

1st number: 9/60, 2nd number: 1 1/4

9/60 + 5/4 is 7/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 4 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    9/60 = 9 × 1/60 × 1 = 9/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    5/4 = 5 × 15/4 × 15 = 75/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/60 + 75/60 = 9 + 75/60 = 84/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/5
  6. In mixed form: 12/5

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