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Add 3/48 and 8/20

3/48 + 8/20 is 37/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 20 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    3/48 = 3 × 5/48 × 5 = 15/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 12 = 240,
    8/20 = 8 × 12/20 × 12 = 96/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/240 + 96/240 = 15 + 96/240 = 111/240
  5. 111/240 simplified gives 37/80
  6. So, 3/48 + 8/20 = 37/80

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