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Add 90/60 and 10/8

1st number: 1 30/60, 2nd number: 1 2/8

90/60 + 10/8 is 11/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    90/60 = 90 × 2/60 × 2 = 180/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    10/8 = 10 × 15/8 × 15 = 150/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/120 + 150/120 = 180 + 150/120 = 330/120
  5. 330/120 simplified gives 11/4
  6. So, 90/60 + 10/8 = 11/4
    In mixed form: 23/4

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