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Add 6/60 and 42/80

6/60 + 42/80 is 5/8.

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,
    6/60 = 6 × 4/60 × 4 = 24/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    42/80 = 42 × 3/80 × 3 = 126/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/240 + 126/240 = 24 + 126/240 = 150/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/8

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