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Add 18/48 and 20/80

18/48 + 20/80 is 5/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    18/48 = 18 × 5/48 × 5 = 90/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    20/80 = 20 × 3/80 × 3 = 60/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/240 + 60/240 = 90 + 60/240 = 150/240
  5. 150/240 simplified gives 5/8
  6. So, 18/48 + 20/80 = 5/8

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