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Add 8/12 and 5/80

8/12 + 5/80 is 35/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 20 = 240,
    8/12 = 8 × 20/12 × 20 = 160/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    5/80 = 5 × 3/80 × 3 = 15/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/240 + 15/240 = 160 + 15/240 = 175/240
  5. 175/240 simplified gives 35/48
  6. So, 8/12 + 5/80 = 35/48

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