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Add 80/18 and 27/48

1st number: 4 8/18, 2nd number: 27/48

80/18 + 27/48 is 721/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 48 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    80/18 = 80 × 8/18 × 8 = 640/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 3 = 144,
    27/48 = 27 × 3/48 × 3 = 81/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    640/144 + 81/144 = 640 + 81/144 = 721/144
  5. So, 80/18 + 27/48 = 721/144
    In mixed form: 51/144

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