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Add 80/18 and 27/24

1st number: 4 8/18, 2nd number: 1 3/24

80/18 + 27/24 is 401/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    80/18 = 80 × 4/18 × 4 = 320/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    27/24 = 27 × 3/24 × 3 = 81/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/72 + 81/72 = 320 + 81/72 = 401/72
  5. In mixed form: 541/72

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