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Add 80/24 and 12/45

1st number: 3 8/24, 2nd number: 12/45

80/24 + 12/45 is 18/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    80/24 = 80 × 15/24 × 15 = 1200/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    12/45 = 12 × 8/45 × 8 = 96/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1200/360 + 96/360 = 1200 + 96/360 = 1296/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 18/5
  6. In mixed form: 33/5

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