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Add 15/80 and 2/12

15/80 + 2/12 is 17/48.

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,
    15/80 = 15 × 3/80 × 3 = 45/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    2/12 = 2 × 20/12 × 20 = 40/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/240 + 40/240 = 45 + 40/240 = 85/240
  5. 85/240 simplified gives 17/48
  6. So, 15/80 + 2/12 = 17/48

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