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Add 1/8 and 42/60

1/8 + 42/60 is 33/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    1/8 = 1 × 15/8 × 15 = 15/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    42/60 = 42 × 2/60 × 2 = 84/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/120 + 84/120 = 15 + 84/120 = 99/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/40

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