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Add 18/8 and 80/60

1st number: 2 2/8, 2nd number: 1 20/60

18/8 + 80/60 is 43/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 60 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    18/8 = 18 × 15/8 × 15 = 270/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 2 = 120,
    80/60 = 80 × 2/60 × 2 = 160/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/120 + 160/120 = 270 + 160/120 = 430/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/12
  6. In mixed form: 37/12

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