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Add 80/2 and 42/80

1st number: 40 0/2, 2nd number: 42/80

80/2 + 42/80 is 1621/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 80 is 80

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 40 = 80,
    80/2 = 80 × 40/2 × 40 = 3200/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 1 = 80,
    42/80 = 42 × 1/80 × 1 = 42/80
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    3200/80 + 42/80 = 3200 + 42/80 = 3242/80
  5. 3242/80 simplified gives 1621/40
  6. So, 80/2 + 42/80 = 1621/40
    In mixed form: 4021/40

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