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Add 35/24 and 80/20

1st number: 1 11/24, 2nd number: 4 0/20

35/24 + 80/20 is 131/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 20 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    35/24 = 35 × 5/24 × 5 = 175/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    80/20 = 80 × 6/20 × 6 = 480/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/120 + 480/120 = 175 + 480/120 = 655/120
  5. 655/120 simplified gives 131/24
  6. So, 35/24 + 80/20 = 131/24
    In mixed form: 511/24

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