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Add 60/80 and 8/75

60/80 + 8/75 is 257/300.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 80 and 75 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 80 × 15 = 1200,
    60/80 = 60 × 15/80 × 15 = 900/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 16 = 1200,
    8/75 = 8 × 16/75 × 16 = 128/1200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    900/1200 + 128/1200 = 900 + 128/1200 = 1028/1200
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 257/300

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