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Add 15/10 and 54/80

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 54/80

15/10 + 54/80 is 87/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 80 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    15/10 = 15 × 8/10 × 8 = 120/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    54/80 = 54 × 1/80 × 1 = 54/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/80 + 54/80 = 120 + 54/80 = 174/80
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/40
  6. In mixed form: 27/40

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