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Add 10/80 and 2/12

10/80 + 2/12 is 7/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 12 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    10/80 = 10 × 3/80 × 3 = 30/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    2/12 = 2 × 20/12 × 20 = 40/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/240 + 40/240 = 30 + 40/240 = 70/240
  5. 70/240 simplified gives 7/24
  6. So, 10/80 + 2/12 = 7/24

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