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Add 9/60 and 6/27

9/60 + 6/27 is 67/180.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 27 is 540
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 9 = 540,
    9/60 = 9 × 9/60 × 9 = 81/540
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 20 = 540,
    6/27 = 6 × 20/27 × 20 = 120/540
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/540 + 120/540 = 81 + 120/540 = 201/540
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/180

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