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Add 90/18 and 28/60

1st number: 5 0/18, 2nd number: 28/60

90/18 + 28/60 is 82/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 60 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    90/18 = 90 × 10/18 × 10 = 900/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    28/60 = 28 × 3/60 × 3 = 84/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/180 + 84/180 = 900 + 84/180 = 984/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 82/15
  6. In mixed form: 57/15

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