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Add 48/5 and 80/8

1st number: 9 3/5, 2nd number: 10 0/8

48/5 + 80/8 is 98/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 8 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    48/5 = 48 × 8/5 × 8 = 384/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 5 = 40,
    80/8 = 80 × 5/8 × 5 = 400/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/40 + 400/40 = 384 + 400/40 = 784/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 98/5
  6. In mixed form: 193/5

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