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Add 54/60 and 6/80

54/60 + 6/80 is 39/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    54/60 = 54 × 4/60 × 4 = 216/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    6/80 = 6 × 3/80 × 3 = 18/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/240 + 18/240 = 216 + 18/240 = 234/240
  5. 234/240 simplified gives 39/40
  6. So, 54/60 + 6/80 = 39/40

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