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Add 5/80 and 14/12

1st number: 5/80, 2nd number: 1 2/12

5/80 + 14/12 is 59/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 12 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    5/80 = 5 × 3/80 × 3 = 15/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    14/12 = 14 × 20/12 × 20 = 280/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/240 + 280/240 = 15 + 280/240 = 295/240
  5. 295/240 simplified gives 59/48
  6. So, 5/80 + 14/12 = 59/48
    In mixed form: 111/48

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