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Add 4/12 and 25/80

4/12 + 25/80 is 31/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    4/12 = 4 × 20/12 × 20 = 80/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    25/80 = 25 × 3/80 × 3 = 75/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/240 + 75/240 = 80 + 75/240 = 155/240
  5. 155/240 simplified gives 31/48
  6. So, 4/12 + 25/80 = 31/48

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