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Add 5/80 and 2/36

5/80 + 2/36 is 17/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 36 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 9 = 720,
    5/80 = 5 × 9/80 × 9 = 45/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 20 = 720,
    2/36 = 2 × 20/36 × 20 = 40/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/720 + 40/720 = 45 + 40/720 = 85/720
  5. 85/720 simplified gives 17/144
  6. So, 5/80 + 2/36 = 17/144

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