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Add 5/8 and 2/48

5/8 + 2/48 is 2/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 6 = 48,
    5/8 = 5 × 6/8 × 6 = 30/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    2/48 = 2 × 1/48 × 1 = 2/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/48 + 2/48 = 30 + 2/48 = 32/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 2/3

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