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Add 90/60 and 15/16

1st number: 1 30/60, 2nd number: 15/16

90/60 + 15/16 is 39/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    90/60 = 90 × 4/60 × 4 = 360/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    15/16 = 15 × 15/16 × 15 = 225/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/240 + 225/240 = 360 + 225/240 = 585/240
  5. 585/240 simplified gives 39/16
  6. So, 90/60 + 15/16 = 39/16
    In mixed form: 27/16

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