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Add 6/80 and 16/60

6/80 + 16/60 is 41/120.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 60 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    6/80 = 6 × 3/80 × 3 = 18/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 4 = 240,
    16/60 = 16 × 4/60 × 4 = 64/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/240 + 64/240 = 18 + 64/240 = 82/240
  5. 82/240 simplified gives 41/120
  6. So, 6/80 + 16/60 = 41/120

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