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Add 18/60 and 50/80

18/60 + 50/80 is 37/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    18/60 = 18 × 4/60 × 4 = 72/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    50/80 = 50 × 3/80 × 3 = 150/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/240 + 150/240 = 72 + 150/240 = 222/240
  5. 222/240 simplified gives 37/40
  6. So, 18/60 + 50/80 = 37/40

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