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Add 80/10 and 42/48

1st number: 8 0/10, 2nd number: 42/48

80/10 + 42/48 is 71/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 48 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 24 = 240,
    80/10 = 80 × 24/10 × 24 = 1920/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 5 = 240,
    42/48 = 42 × 5/48 × 5 = 210/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1920/240 + 210/240 = 1920 + 210/240 = 2130/240
  5. 2130/240 simplified gives 71/8
  6. So, 80/10 + 42/48 = 71/8
    In mixed form: 87/8

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