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Add 36/60 and 6/80

36/60 + 6/80 is 27/40.

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,
    36/60 = 36 × 4/60 × 4 = 144/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    6/80 = 6 × 3/80 × 3 = 18/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/240 + 18/240 = 144 + 18/240 = 162/240
  5. 162/240 simplified gives 27/40
  6. So, 36/60 + 6/80 = 27/40

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